Security of Visible Light Communication systems - a survey
Grzegorz J. Blinowski
AbstractThis paper reviews the security of Visible Light Communication (VLC) methods, protocols and systems. In the introduction we briefly outline VLC technology as of today. We then identify the physical aspects of VLC which are relevant to security and present a systematic review of security threats and vulnerabilities with respect to the unique features of VLC systems. We summarize all security techniques proposed in the literature for VLC so far, including physical layer security addressed from the information-theoretic point of view, and the problems of availability and integrity (namely transmission jamming and possible data modification). We also address issues of secure localization, key generation, steganography, and the specific sub-topic of VLC in vehicular networks. In the summary section, we outline all security issues that should be addressed as VLC moves from the experimental to the implementation phase.
|Journal series||Physical Communication, ISSN 1874-4907|
|Publication size in sheets||1.2|
|Keywords in English||Visible light communication; Wireless networks; Vehicular networks; Cyber security; Wireless security; Information-theoretic security; Key generation; Wireless jamming; Beamforming; Steganography; Survey|
|Project||Development of new algorithms in the areas of software and computer architecture, artificial intelligence and information systems and computer graphics . Project leader: Arabas Jarosław,
, Phone: +48 22 234 7432, start date 01-08-2018, end date 30-09-2019, II/2018/DS/1, Completed
|Score||= 70.0, 17-06-2020, ArticleFromJournal|
|Publication indicators||= 4; = 0; : 2016 = 0.951; : 2018 = 1.451 (2) - 2018=1.631 (5)|
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