Blockchain-based security layer for identification and isolation of malicious things in IoT: A conceptual design

Mandrita Banerjee, Junghee Lee, Qian Chen, Kim Kwang Raymond Choo

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Abstract

Internet-of-Things (IoT) is increasingly becoming the norm in both civilian and military settings. In this paper, we present a comprehensive security abstraction layer for IoT systems based on blockchain, which provides us a logical view of a system that comprises trusted devices. The goal of the proposed layer is to detect and isolate untrusted devices. The proposed abstraction layer provides three services, namely: Authorization, authentication, and auditing by using blockchain and smart contract-based approaches. We adopt a hardware based approach, where dedicated hardware modules are used to monitor the behavior of the firmware without incurring excessive performance overhead.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICCCN 2018 - 27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781538651568
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Oct 9
Externally publishedYes
Event27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN 2018 - Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China
Duration: 2018 Jul 302018 Aug 2

Publication series

NameProceedings - International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN
Volume2018-July
ISSN (Print)1095-2055

Conference

Conference27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN 2018
CountryChina
CityHangzhou City, Zhejiang Province
Period18/7/3018/8/2

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Conceptual design
Hardware
Firmware
Authentication
Internet of things

Keywords

  • Blockchain
  • Internet-of-Things
  • Security

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Software

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Banerjee, M., Lee, J., Chen, Q., & Choo, K. K. R. (2018). Blockchain-based security layer for identification and isolation of malicious things in IoT: A conceptual design. In ICCCN 2018 - 27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks [8487447] (Proceedings - International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN; Vol. 2018-July). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCCN.2018.8487447

Blockchain-based security layer for identification and isolation of malicious things in IoT : A conceptual design. / Banerjee, Mandrita; Lee, Junghee; Chen, Qian; Choo, Kim Kwang Raymond.

ICCCN 2018 - 27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018. 8487447 (Proceedings - International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN; Vol. 2018-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Banerjee, M, Lee, J, Chen, Q & Choo, KKR 2018, Blockchain-based security layer for identification and isolation of malicious things in IoT: A conceptual design. in ICCCN 2018 - 27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks., 8487447, Proceedings - International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN, vol. 2018-July, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN 2018, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China, 18/7/30. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCCN.2018.8487447
Banerjee M, Lee J, Chen Q, Choo KKR. Blockchain-based security layer for identification and isolation of malicious things in IoT: A conceptual design. In ICCCN 2018 - 27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2018. 8487447. (Proceedings - International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCCN.2018.8487447
Banerjee, Mandrita ; Lee, Junghee ; Chen, Qian ; Choo, Kim Kwang Raymond. / Blockchain-based security layer for identification and isolation of malicious things in IoT : A conceptual design. ICCCN 2018 - 27th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018. (Proceedings - International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN).
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