Layer-2 security aspects for the IEEE 802.15.4e MAC
draft-piro-6tisch-security-issues-03

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Abstract

The aim of this Internet Draft is to define standard compliant procedures for configuring layer-2 security services in IEEE 802.15.4e-based Low-power and Lossy Networks. In particular, it provides a review of security aspects presented in both IEEE 802.15.4-2011 and IEEE 802.15.4e-2012 specifications, the classification of secure network configurations and layer-2 keys, the description of a set of consecutive steps required to establish a layer-2 secure link, and a lightweight Key Management Protocol designed for negotiating a layer-2 one-hop link key. As the final goal, the document would describe how security MAC attributes can by initialized and updated in order to offer layer-2 security services in real networks.

Authors

Giuseppe Piro (giuseppe.piro@poliba.it)
Gennaro Boggia (gennaro.boggia@poliba.it)
Luigi Grieco (alfredo.grieco@poliba.it)

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