Detecting Malicious Activities in Zigbee Networks Using Cognitive Radio
ZigBee is a low power, low data wireless protocol that is used for low rate short range (PAN type) networks due to simplicity and ease of use. Different attempts have been proposed to secure the ZigBee networks by proposing a stack modification. The authors' approach, however, does not require any changes to the protocol stack or to the ZigBee device, and therefore has potential for further application. This approach, as summarized in this paper, is by detecting malicious activities in ZigBee network and denying access.