Review of the Security Issues in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks (VANET)


There is a significant increase in the rates of vehicle accidents in countries around the world and also the casualties involved ever year. New technologies have been explored relating to the Vehicular Ad Hoc Network (VANET) due to the increase in vehicular traffic/congestions around us. Vehicular communication is very important as technology has evolved. The research of VANET and development of proposed systems and implementation would increase safety among road users and improve the comfort for the corresponding passengers, drivers and also other road users, and a great improvement in the traffic efficiency would be achieved. This research paper investigates the current and existing security issues associated with the VANET and exposes any slack amongst them in order to lighten possible problem domains in this field.

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Sari, A. , Onursal, O. and Akkaya, M. (2015) Review of the Security Issues in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks (VANET). International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, 8, 552-566. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2015.813050.

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