A Novel Mechanism for Secure and Efficient VANET Communication

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2014 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-9 Number-3                          
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : V.Vijayalakshmi , S.Saranya , M.Sathya , C.Selvaroopini
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V9P125


V.Vijayalakshmi , S.Saranya , M.Sathya , C.Selvaroopini."A Novel Mechanism for Secure and Efficient VANET Communication". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V9(3):118-122, March 2014. ISSN:2231-2803. www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
A Vehicular Ad hoc NETwork (VANET) is a type of mobile Peer-To-Peer wireless network that allows providing communication among nearby vehicles and between vehicles and nearby fixed roadside equipment. The lack of centralized infrastructure, high node mobility and increasing number of vehicles in VANETs result in several problems discussed in this paper, such as interrupting connections, difficult routing, security of communications and scalability. Existing system for VANET communication is proved to have several drawbacks. We have proposed a mechanism in order to provide secure and efficient communication in VANET environment. We overcome the drawbacks of the existing system by using Malicious Vehicular Analyzer algorithm and Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC). Using these algorithms, malicious messages are identified. It also detects the accident and other problems in the path of the vehicles. Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) algorithm is used for stronger security during communication.

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ECC, emergency messages, VANET security, vehicular analyzer, warning messages, etc.