A review and development methodology of a lightweight security model for IoT-based smart devices

Mathuri Gurunathan, Moamin A. Mahmoud

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Internet of Things (IoT) turns into another time of the Internet, which contains connected smart objects over the Internet. IoT has numerous applications, for example, smart city, smart home, smart grid and healthcare. In common, the IoT system comprises of heterogeneous devices that deliver then trade endless sums of safety-critical information, also as privacy-sensitive information. Nevertheless, connected devices can give your business a genuine lift, yet anything that is connected to the Internet can be vulnerable to cyberattacks. Most present IoT arrangements rely upon centralized architecture by associating with cloud servers through the Internet. The public cloud is described as computing services publicized by third-party suppliers over the Internet, making them accessible to anybody who needs to use or buy them. This solution gives magnificent flexible calculation and information the executives capacities, as IoT systems are developing increasingly mind-boggling; nonetheless, despite everything, it faces different of security issues. One of the weaknesses is that your information moving in IoT devices by means of public cloud could be in danger, despite the fact that the hacker was not explicitly focusing on you and with the public cloud you have insignificant authority over how rapidly you can grow the cloud. In this case, a secured protocol in IoT is vital to ensure optimum security to the information being traded between connected devices. To overcome the limitation, in this paper, we conduct a comprehensive review on existing security protocols and propose a development methodology of a blockchain-based lightweight security model that provides end to end security. By utilizing lightweight, an authenticated client can get to the information of IoT sensors remotely. The presentation investigation shows that lightweight offers better security, less overheads, and low communication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-134
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)

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