SDN-Based Secure VANETs Communication with Fog Computing

  • Muhammad Arif
  • Guojun WangEmail author
  • Tian Wang
  • Tao Peng
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11342)


We present a new VANETS architecture, which is a composition of two modules, software defined network (SDN), and Fog computing. The SDN-based framework gives the scalability, flexibility, programming capability, and the global information, while the Fog computing delivers delicate and locations-aware services that can meet the future demands of VANETs. The proposed framework can address the main problems of VANETs by providing vehicles communications (V2V), vehicle to infrastructures (V2I). We used hybrid SDN architecture and addition od security plane, proposed secure mechanism for communication. In addition, our proposed framework provides a textual awareness system that automatically and intelligently provides possible traffic safety and provides secure and fast communications. Results indicates that the proposed system provides the best results in terms of both type of communication in VANETs.


VANETs SDN Vehicles Fog computing Cloud computing Communication Infrastructure 



This work was supported in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant 61632009 and Grant 61472451, in part by the Guangdong Provincial Natural Science Foundation under Grant 2017A030308006, and in part by the High-Level Talents Program of Higher Education in Guangdong Province under Grant 2016ZJ01.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammad Arif
    • 1
  • Guojun Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tian Wang
    • 2
  • Tao Peng
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyGuangzhou UniversityGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and TechnologyHuaqiao UniversityXiamenChina

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