Author(s): D. Rajalakshmi, D. Saravanan, B. Kumaragurubaran
Abstract: The mobile ad hoc networks (MANET) have been used in latest years, in several applications. They are more susceptible to malicious attack. It’s more problematical to deliver security in mobile ad hoc network entirely. It’s based on some exclusive characteristics. In addition the inhibition methods need to detect and yield essential activities to deliver the security to these types of networks. For this purpose many intrusion detection systems (IDSs) are used. An Intrusion Detection System (IDS) perceives malicious and selfish nodes in a network. Designing efficient IDS for wireless ad – hoc networks that would not disturb the presentation of the network considerably is definitely a challenging task. Detecting Misbehavior (such as transmission of forged information) in Mobile Adhoc Network (MANET) is an important problem with wide range of security applications. Authentication and confidentiality is an important aspect of mobile adhoc networks. It enables thing to manage with insecurity and uncontrollability caused by the free will of others. Security management is highly challenging issues in MANETs due to computational difficulty limitation, and the independent movement of component nodes. This paper presents an overview of issues related to security threats in mobile adhoc networks & security objectives are to be attained.