doi: 10.17586/2226-1494-2016-16-3-467-473


N. A. Bazhayev, I. E. Krivtsova, I. S. Lebedev

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For citation: Bazhayev N.A., Krivtsova I.E., Lebedev I.S. Availability research of remote devices for wireless networks. Scientific and Technical Journal of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, 2016, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 467–473. doi: 10.17586/2226-1494-2016-16-3-467-473


We consider the wireless network under attack, aimed at "broadcast storm" initiation, in order to determine the availability of stand-alone units and the ability to carry out their functional tasks under information exposure. We determine a set of conditions for such type of attacks on the part of potential information interloper. The functional analysis of the systems based on wireless technology is made. We examine the remote device of a self-organizing wireless network as a queuing system M/M/1/n. Model dependencies are shown for normal system performance and at information exposure on the part of potential information interloper. Analytical simulation of wireless network functioning is carried out in the normal mode and under the attack aimed at "broadcast storm" initiation. An experiment is described which provides statistical information on operation of network remote devices. We present experiment results on carrying out attack at typical system transferring data by broabcast net scanning package at different noise intensities on the part of information interloper. The proposed model can be used to determine the technical characteristics of wireless ad-hoc network, develop recommendations for node configuration, aimed at countering "broadcast storm".

Keywords: information security, wireless networks, multi-agent systems, vulnerability, device availability, information security model


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