Message Based Key Distribution Technique for Establishing a Secure Communication Channel in IoT Networks

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G.V.Hindumathi 1,* D. Lalitha Bhaskari 2

1. Computer Science & Engineering Department, JNTUK, Kakinada

2. Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

* Corresponding author.


Received: 14 Jul. 2019 / Revised: 20 Jul. 2019 / Accepted: 24 Jul. 2019 / Published: 8 Nov. 2019

Index Terms

Key distribution, Random key generation, Seed value, Session Key, AES algorithm


Internets of Things (IoT) are distinguished by different devices, which support the ability to provide innovative services in various applications. The main aspects of security which involves maintaining confidentiality and authentication of data, integrity within the IoT network, privacy and trust among IoT devices are important issues to be addressed. Conventional security policies cannot be used directly to IoT devices due to the limitation of memory and high power consumption factors. One of the security breaches in the intranet is lack of encryption due to the IoT devices infrastructure. The basic IoT devices are 8-bit, low-cost, limited memory and power consumption devices which limit the complex algorithm execution. The key distribution is another major challenge in IoT network.
This paper proposes a solution to transmitting messages by adopting Random Number generation and distribution of session key for every message without any difficulty. It gives better result to resist from the brute force attack in a network.

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G.V.Hindumathi, D. Lalitha Bhaskari, "Message Based Key Distribution Technique for Establishing a Secure Communication Channel in IoT Networks", International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS), Vol.11, No.11, pp.28-35, 2019. DOI:10.5815/ijcnis.2019.11.04


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