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A New Individual-Based Model to Simulate Malware Propagation in Wireless Sensor Networks

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Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Salamanca, 37008-Salamanca, Spain
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Institute of Fundamental Physics and Mathematics, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Salamanca, 37008-Salamanca, Spain
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Mathematics 2020, 8(3), 410; https://doi.org/10.3390/math8030410
Received: 13 February 2020 / Revised: 6 March 2020 / Accepted: 10 March 2020 / Published: 13 March 2020
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are a set of sensor devices deployed in a given area that form a network without a pre-established architecture. Recently, malware has increased as a potential vulnerability for the Internet of Things, and consequently for these networks. The spread of malware on wireless sensor networks has been studied from different perspectives, excluding individual characteristics in most of the models proposed. The primary goal of this work is to introduce an Agent-Based Model for analysing malware propagation on these networks, and its agents, coefficients and transition rules are detailed. Finally, some simulations of the proposed model are included. View Full-Text
Keywords: wireless sensor network; agent-based model; malware; mathematical model; cybersecurity wireless sensor network; agent-based model; malware; mathematical model; cybersecurity
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Batista, F.K.; Martín del Rey, A.; Queiruga-Dios, A. A New Individual-Based Model to Simulate Malware Propagation in Wireless Sensor Networks. Mathematics 2020, 8, 410.

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