Security challenges in the IP-based internet of things

Heer, T., Garcia-Morchon, O., Hummen, R., Keoh, S.L. , Kumar, S.S. and Wehrle, K. (2011) Security challenges in the IP-based internet of things. Wireless Personal Communications, 61(3), pp. 527-542. (doi: 10.1007/s11277-011-0385-5)

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A direct interpretation of the term Internet of Things refers to the use of standard Internet protocols for the human-to-thing or thing-to-thing communication in embedded networks. Although the security needs are well-recognized in this domain, it is still not fully understood how existing IP security protocols and architectures can be deployed. In this paper, we discuss the applicability and limitations of existing Internet protocols and security architectures in the context of the Internet of Things. First, we give an overview of the deployment model and general security needs. We then present challenges and requirements for IP-based security solutions and highlight specific technical limitations of standard IP security protocols.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Keoh, Dr Sye Loong
Authors: Heer, T., Garcia-Morchon, O., Hummen, R., Keoh, S.L., Kumar, S.S., and Wehrle, K.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Journal Name:Wireless Personal Communications
ISSN (Online):1572-834X

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