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IDSs based on Stand-alone Architecture for MANET: A Survey

Kapil Dhamecha, Rutvik Upadhyay, Bhushan Trivedi Published in Mobile Networks

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication: 2012
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  1. Kapil Dhamecha, Rutvik Upadhyay and Bhushan Trivedi. Article: IDSs based on Stand-alone Architecture for MANET: A Survey. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 4(10):13-19, December 2012. BibTeX

    	author = "Kapil Dhamecha and Rutvik Upadhyay and Bhushan Trivedi",
    	title = "Article: IDSs based on Stand-alone Architecture for MANET: A Survey",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	year = 2012,
    	volume = 4,
    	number = 10,
    	pages = "13-19",
    	month = "December",
    	note = "Published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA"


Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs) are susceptible to a variety of attacks that threaten their operation and the provided services. Intrusion Detection Systems (IDSs) may act as defensive mechanisms, since they monitor network activities in order to detect malicious actions performed by intruders, and then initiate the appropriate countermeasures. IDSs for MANETs have attracted much attention recently and thus, there are many publications that propose new IDS solutions or improvements to the existing. Current IDSs pose challenges on not only capricious intrusion categories, but also huge computational power. Though there are a number of existing literatures to IDS issues, an attempt is made to give a more elaborate image for a comprehensive review on IDSs based on stand-alone architecture for MANETs, because of the uniqueness to identify the attack solely. In addition, the table and the figure summarized in the content contribute to easily grasp the overall picture of stand-alone IDSs along with existing open issues.


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Mobile Adhoc Network (MANET), Intrusion Detection System (IDS), stand-alone architecture