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Wireless Sensor Security Issues on Data Link Layer: A Survey

Muhammad Zulkifl Hasan*, Zurina Mohd Hanapi, Muhammad Zunnurain Hussain

Department of Communication Technology and Network, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, 43400, Malaysia

* Corresponding Author: Muhammad Zulkifl Hasan. Email: email

Computers, Materials & Continua 2023, 75(2), 4065-4084.


A computer network can be defined as many computing devices connected via a communication medium like the internet. Computer network development has proposed how humans and devices communicate today. These networks have improved, facilitated, and made conventional forms of communication easier. However, it has also led to uptick in-network threats and assaults. In 2022, the global market for information technology is expected to reach $170.4 billion. However, in contrast, 95% of cyber security threats globally are caused by human action. These networks may be utilized in several control systems, such as home-automation, chemical and physical assault detection, intrusion detection, and environmental monitoring. The proposed literature review presents a wide range of information on Wireless Social Networks (WSNs) and Internet of Things (IoT) frameworks. The aim is first to be aware of the existing issues (issues with traditional methods) and network attacks on WSN and IoT systems and how to defend them. The second is to review the novel work in the domain and find its limitations. The goal is to identify the area’s primary gray field or current research divide to enable others to address the range. Finally, we concluded that configuration. Message Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) messages have higher efficiency in network performance degradation than alternative Bridge Data Unit Protocol (BPDU) forms. The research divides our future research into solutions and newly developed techniques that can assist in completing the lacking component. In this research, we have selected articles from 2015 to 2021 to provide users with a comprehensive literature overview.


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Hasan, M.Z., Hanapi, Z.M., Hussain, M.Z. (2023). Wireless sensor security issues on data link layer: A survey. Computers, Materials & Continua, 75(2), 4065-4084.
Vancouver Style
Hasan MZ, Hanapi ZM, Hussain MZ. Wireless sensor security issues on data link layer: A survey. Comput Mater Contin. 2023;75(2):4065-4084
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M.Z. Hasan, Z.M. Hanapi, and M.Z. Hussain "Wireless Sensor Security Issues on Data Link Layer: A Survey," Comput. Mater. Contin., vol. 75, no. 2, pp. 4065-4084. 2023.

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