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Deployment of Hash Function to Enhance Message Integrity in Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN)

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DOI: 10.4236/ijcns.2016.912047    1,280 Downloads   1,903 Views Citations
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Message integrity is found to prove the transfer information of patient in health care monitoring system on the human body in order to collect and communicate the human personal data. Wireless body area network (WBAN) applications are the fast growing technology trend but security and privacy are still largely ignored, since they are hard to achieve given the limited computation and energy resources available at sensor node level. In this paper, we propose simple hash based message authentication and integrity code algorithm for wireless sensor networks. We test the proposed algorithm in MATLAB on path loss model around the human body in two scenarios and compare the result before and after enhancement and show how sensors are connected with each other to prove the message integrity in monitoring health environment.

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Alzubi, A. and Sari, A. (2016) Deployment of Hash Function to Enhance Message Integrity in Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN). International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, 9, 613-621. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2016.912047.

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