On physical layer secrecy of collaborative compressive detection

Bhavya Kailkhura, Thakshila Wimalajeewa, Pramod K. Varshney

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Abstract

This paper considers the problem of collaborative compressive detection under a physical layer secrecy constraint. More specifically, we consider the problem where the network operates in the presence of an eavesdropper who wants to discover the state of the nature being monitored by the system. We show that the security performance of the system can be improved by using cooperating trustworthy nodes that assist the Fusion Center (FC) by providing falsified data to the eavesdroppers. We also consider the problem of determining optimal system parameters which maximize the detection performance at the FC, while ensuring perfect secrecy at the eavesdropper.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference Record of the 48th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers
EditorsMichael B. Matthews
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages51-55
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781479982974
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 24 2015
Event48th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, ACSSC 2015 - Pacific Grove, United States
Duration: Nov 2 2014Nov 5 2014

Publication series

NameConference Record - Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers
Volume2015-April
ISSN (Print)1058-6393

Other

Other48th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, ACSSC 2015
CountryUnited States
CityPacific Grove
Period11/2/1411/5/14

Keywords

  • Compressive detection
  • data falsification
  • eavesdropping attack
  • random projections

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Signal Processing
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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    Kailkhura, B., Wimalajeewa, T., & Varshney, P. K. (2015). On physical layer secrecy of collaborative compressive detection. In M. B. Matthews (Ed.), Conference Record of the 48th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (pp. 51-55). [7094395] (Conference Record - Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers; Vol. 2015-April). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACSSC.2014.7094395