A Study on the Security Framework in IoT Services for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Networks

군집 드론망을 통한 IoT 서비스를 위한 보안 프레임워크 연구

  • Shin, Minjeong (Dept. of Information & Communication Eng., Graduate School, Pukyong National University) ;
  • Kim, Sungun (Dept. of Information & Communication Eng., Pukyong National University)
  • Received : 2018.07.03
  • Accepted : 2018.07.12
  • Published : 2018.08.31


In this paper, we propose a security framework for a cluster drones network using the MAVLink (Micro Air Vehicle Link) application protocol based on FANET (Flying Ad-hoc Network), which is composed of ad-hoc networks with multiple drones for IoT services such as remote sensing or disaster monitoring. Here, the drones belonging to the cluster construct a FANET network acting as WTRP (Wireless Token Ring Protocol) MAC protocol. Under this network environment, we propose an efficient algorithm applying the Lightweight Encryption Algorithm (LEA) to the CTR (Counter) operation mode of WPA2 (WiFi Protected Access 2) to encrypt the transmitted data through the MAVLink application. And we study how to apply LEA based on CBC (Cipher Block Chaining) operation mode used in WPA2 for message security tag generation. In addition, a modified Diffie-Hellman key exchange method is approached to generate a new key used for encryption and security tag generation. The proposed method and similar methods are compared and analyzed in terms of efficiency.



Supported by : Pukyong National University


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