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A critical insight into the effectiveness of research methods evolved to secure IoT ecosystem

Khan, Burhan ul Islam and Olanrewaju, Rashidah Funke and Anwar, Farhat and Mir, Roohie Naaz and Najeeb, Athaur Rahman (2018) A critical insight into the effectiveness of research methods evolved to secure IoT ecosystem. International Journal of Information and Computer Security. pp. 1-23. ISSN 1744-1765 (In Press)

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Abstract

Increasing proliferation of IoT has led to an evolution of various devices for realizing the smart features of ubiquitous applications. However, the inclusion of such a massive pool of devices with different computational capabilities, network protocols, hardware configurations, etc. also causes a higher number of security threats. Security professionals, organizations, and researchers are consistently investigating the security problems associated with IoT ecosystem and are coming up with different forms of solution sets. This paper presents a snapshot of the existing research work being carried out towards the security of IoT and assesses their strengths and weaknesses. The paper also explores the current research trend and presents the latest security methods being implemented and outlines the open research issues associated with it. The paper contributes to offering an accurate picture of the effectiveness of the existing security system in IoT.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6796/62565
Uncontrolled Keywords: internet-of-things; IOT; security; adversary; ransomware; cryptography; encryption; threats; research issues
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices > TK7885 Computer engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Farhat Anwar
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2018 15:56
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2018 15:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/62565

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