Securing Localization With Hidden and Mobile Base Stations

Srdjan Capkun, Mani Srivastava, Mario Cagalj

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    Until recently, the problem of localization in wireless networks has been mainly studied in a nonadversarial setting. Only recently, a number of solutions have been proposed that aim to detect and prevent attacks on localization systems. In this work, we propose a new approach to secure localization based on hidden and mobile base stations. Our approach enables secure localization with a broad spectrum of localization techniques: ultrasonic or radio, based on received signal strength or signal time of flight. Through several examples we show how this approach can be used to secure nodecentric and infrastructure-centric localization schemes. We further show how this approach can be applied to secure localization in sensor networks.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM)
    Publication date2006
    ISBN (Print)1-4244-0221-2
    Publication statusPublished - 2006
    EventIEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) -
    Duration: 1 Jan 2006 → …


    ConferenceIEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM)
    Period01/01/2006 → …


    • Security
    • Localization

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    Capkun, S., Srivastava, M., & Cagalj, M. (2006). Securing Localization With Hidden and Mobile Base Stations. In IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) IEEE.