MANET: Security Aspects and Challenges

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© - June Issue 2013 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-4 Issue-6                           
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors :Md Tanzilur Rahman, Kunal Gupta


Md Tanzilur Rahman, Kunal Gupta "MANET: Security Aspects and Challenges"International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT),V4(6):1621-1625 June Issue 2013 .ISSN Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract: -There have been a huge advancement in the field of wireless networks in last few decades. It gives new direction in the field of internet with its large number of applications. A mobile ad hoc network or MANET is self-configuring infrastructure less network of mobile device (laptops, smartphones, sensors, etc.) connects by wireless link. This type of network is standalone network. Security is a primary issue in order to provide secure communication in hostile environment. There are still some challenges associated with MANETS that needs to be overcome. These challenges includes routing, short battery life, limited capacity, dynamically change topology etc. In this paper we present the fundamental challenging issues, Security challenges and different types of Attacks associated with MANETs.


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Keywords — MANETs, Ad Hoc Networks, Routing protocols .