ECC Implementation on Wireless Sensor Nodes
Mohamed Said Albahri
Mohamed Said Albahri, German University of Technology, Oman.
Manuscript received on July 10, 2015. | Revised Manuscript received on July 17, 2015. | Manuscript published on August 15, 2015. | PP: 14-17 | Volume-3 Issue-9, August 2015. | Retrieval Number: H0915073815/2015©BEIESP
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Abstract: This paper is concerned with the implementation and performance evaluation of Elliptic Curve Cryptography in constrained devices such as wireless sensor nodes. Experimental evaluation for Elliptic Curve Digital Signature (ECDSA) on an 8-bit (Arduino mega2560) and a 32-bit ( Arduino Due) processor using the Relic-toolkit has been carried out and comparative implementation results are given. It is shown that by adopting appropriate optimizations an ECDSA can be achieved in 83ms.
Keywords: WSN, ECC, Software Implementation, Relic toolkits.