Efficient and Security Enhanced Anonymous Authentication with Key Agreement Scheme in Wireless Sensor Networks
AbstractAt present, users can utilize an authenticated key agreement protocol in a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) to securely obtain desired information, and numerous studies have investigated authentication techniques to construct efficient, robust WSNs. Chang et al. recently presented an authenticated key agreement mechanism for WSNs and claimed that their authentication mechanism can both prevent various types of attacks, as well as preserve security properties. However, we have discovered that Chang et al’s method possesses some security weaknesses. First, their mechanism cannot guarantee protection against a password guessing attack, user impersonation attack or session key compromise. Second, the mechanism results in a high load on the gateway node because the gateway node should always maintain the verifier tables. Third, there is no session key verification process in the authentication phase. To this end, we describe how the previously-stated weaknesses occur and propose a security-enhanced version for WSNs. We present a detailed analysis of the security and performance of our authenticated key agreement mechanism, which not only enhances security compared to that of related schemes, but also takes efficiency into consideration. View Full-Text
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Jung, J.; Moon, J.; Lee, D.; Won, D. Efficient and Security Enhanced Anonymous Authentication with Key Agreement Scheme in Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensors 2017, 17, 644.
Jung J, Moon J, Lee D, Won D. Efficient and Security Enhanced Anonymous Authentication with Key Agreement Scheme in Wireless Sensor Networks. Sensors. 2017; 17(3):644.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jung, Jaewook; Moon, Jongho; Lee, Donghoon; Won, Dongho. 2017. "Efficient and Security Enhanced Anonymous Authentication with Key Agreement Scheme in Wireless Sensor Networks." Sensors 17, no. 3: 644.
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