Enhancing IoT Security and Privacy with Distributed Ledgers - A Position Paper

Paul Fremantle, Benjamin Aziz, Tom Kirkham

Abstract

The Internet of Things has a number of well-publicised security flaws, resulting in numerous recent attacks. In this paper we lay out a framework for looking at how distributed ledgers and Blockchain technology can be used to enhance the security, privacy and manageability of IoT devices and networks. A significant concern is the inability to process blockchains on small devices. We propose an architecture for IoT security and privacy based on blockchains that addresses this and other issues. We look at related work and propose areas of further research.

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in Harvard Style

Fremantle P., Aziz B. and Kirkham T. (2017). Enhancing IoT Security and Privacy with Distributed Ledgers - A Position Paper . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security - Volume 1: IoTBDS, ISBN 978-989-758-245-5, pages 344-349. DOI: 10.5220/0006353903440349


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iotbds17,
author={Paul Fremantle and Benjamin Aziz and Tom Kirkham},
title={Enhancing IoT Security and Privacy with Distributed Ledgers - A Position Paper},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security - Volume 1: IoTBDS,},
year={2017},
pages={344-349},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006353903440349},
isbn={978-989-758-245-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security - Volume 1: IoTBDS,
TI - Enhancing IoT Security and Privacy with Distributed Ledgers - A Position Paper
SN - 978-989-758-245-5
AU - Fremantle P.
AU - Aziz B.
AU - Kirkham T.
PY - 2017
SP - 344
EP - 349
DO - 10.5220/0006353903440349