• K. ShankarEmail author
  • Mohamed Elhoseny
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 564)


WSN has a variety of multimedia-based information like image, video and secret data transmission process. For this process, the quality and the security of sensor nodes are critical. This chapter examined the background and difficulties of image security in WSN and Lightweight Cryptography (LWC) methods. Lightweight encryption strategy envelops quicker encryption and by analyzing the computing time, it expands the general lifetime of the sensor network. The fundamental reason for LWC in WSN is that its unique communication has been mixed or enciphered whereas the outcome is known as the cipher content or cryptogram. It is incorporated into block; the stream ciphers along with hash function are made to deliver the sturdy security for WSN image transmission process. Besides improving the nature of the images and security, the LWC optimization techniques also resemble PSO, GWO, and CSA with steganography, information data hiding and watermarking models. Toward the end of this chapter, the author discussed the vital performance measures utilized to analyze the security level of images in the network system.


Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) Digital image Optimization Light Weight Cryptography (LWC) Application Security and ciphers 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of ComputingKalasalingam Academy of Research and EducationVirudhunagarIndia
  2. 2.Faculty of Computers and InformationMansoura UniversityMansouraEgypt

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