• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2023, Volume: 16, Issue: 32, Pages: 2574-2579

Original Article

SRDAODV: A Hybrid Secure Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks

Received Date:22 May 2023, Accepted Date:16 July 2023, Published Date:29 August 2023


Objectives: To counteract grey hole and black hole attacks, the proposed method deploys a hybrid framework along with the Ad hoc on-demand distance vector (AODV) routing protocol. A modified protocol is called as SRDAODV (Secure Route Discovery-Adhoc On-Demand Distance Vector). Methods: The proposed work establishes secure route from secure node discovery, which protects from sequential attacks. The proposed framework has three significant components Node Authentication, Secure Neighbor discovery and route establishment, and Node Isolation system. Findings: Performance metrics like packet delivery ratio and delay are used to assess this protocol’s effectiveness. The SRD-AODV protocol contrasts with other active protocols as well as AODV. SRD-AODV has a PDR that is greater by 4.92% than EDRIAODV and 12.23% than AODV because it excludes network attacks, has flawless routes, and prevents packets drop or connections fail. This is because SRD-AODV has more perfect routes. The proposed SRD-AODV algorithm achieves 58.5% less E2E delay than AODV and 44.5% less than EDRI-AODV. Novelty: This protocol uses a variety of elements and techniques to establish efficient authentication using Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman algorithm (ECDHA) techniques, offering both proactive and reactive solutions. Additionally, this tries to secure the data packets and routing table information. Finally, it also aims to identify and stop incursions from sequential attacks in MANET.

Keywords: MANET; AODV; Black hole attack; Grey hole attack; Denial of Service


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© 2023 Gripsy et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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