Adaptive Security for the Internet of Things

Adaptive Security for the Internet of Things : Research, Standards, and Practices

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Adaptive Security for the Internet of Things: Research, Standards and Practices details the huge potential brought by the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm and several significant obstacles that block the fulfillment of the IoT vision, including security.

The book assembles relating topics into a coherent body of knowledge consisting of theories, case studies, examples, and open problems, and builds on a set of formal and practical links to highlight the impact of the context on all the processes of the adaptive security engineering lifecycle, including an exploration of the idea that adaptive security should rely on an accurate representation of the dynamic context encompassing threats, energy level, and security requirements.

In addition, the book provides information on studying and analyzing the trade-off between security effectiveness and energy-efficiency. Researchers and practitioners will find a complete framework for the concepts and research being conducted around IoT security.
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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 36mm | 935g
  • Rockland, MA, United States
  • English
  • Approx. 100 illustrations; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0128016272
  • 9780128016275

About Habtamu Abie

Dr. Habtamu Abie is currently a Senior Research Scientist at the Norwegian Computing Center. He received his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Oslo and has many years of experience in computing, both as practitioner and researcher. He has a strong and extensive background in the design and development of real-time systems, and the design, modelling and development of security for distributed object computing systems. He has previously been senior engineer and research scientist at Telenor Research and Development, scientific associate and fellow at CERN, researcher at ABB Corporate Research, software development engineer at Nera-AS, and Alcatel Telecom Norway. His past and present research interests encompass adaptive security (risk management, protocols, DRM, IDM, requirements, metrics, policy, privacy, trust) in distributed and telecommunications systems, architecture and methodology, formal methods and tools, hard real-time systems, and mobile, ubiquitous and ambient intelligent computing. He has served as guest-editor of the Special Issue on Security of Wireless Communication Systems of the Journal of Networks and serves as a project proposal reviewer for research and higher academic institutions such as The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and Province of British Columbia Natural Resources and Applied Sciences (NRAS). He has also been engaged in building large consortia and leading technical R&D work, both in industry-driven and multinational projects. Currently, Dr. Abie works on privacy risk assessment methods for identity management in the PETweb II (Privacy-respecting Identity Management for e-Norge) project, and on the information security properties, trustworthiness, security functions and privacy implications of the IoT in the uTRUSTit (Usable TRUST in the Internet of Things - FP7) project. He is the principal scientist and project manager of the ASSET (Adaptive Security for Smart Internet of Things in eHealth) project, which researches and develops risk-based adaptive security methods and mechanisms for IoT in eHealth using game theory and context-awareness that increase security to an appropriate level.
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Table of contents

Chapter 1: IoT Security Challenges and Requirements

Chapter 2: Vulnerabilities and Threats for the IoT

Chapter 3: Standards and Practices for IoT Security

Chapter 4: Lightweight Cryptosystems for the IoT

Chapter 5: Adaptive Risk Management, Risk Analysis, and Risk Assessment for the IoT

Chapter 6: Identity Management, Authentication, and Anonymity in the IoT

Chapter 7: Resiliency and Security-Effectiveness in the IoT

Chapter 8: Security of Wearable and Implantable Body Area Networks

Chapter 9: Practical Implementation of Security Mechanisms for the IoT

Chapter 10: Distributed Monitoring for Adaptive Security in the IoT

Chapter 11: Context-Aware Threat Analysis for the IoT

Chapter 12: Formal Specification and Validation of Adaptive Security Policies for the IoT

Chapter 13: Game Theory and Applications to Adaptive Security for the IoT

Chapter 14: Learning Techniques for Real-Time Reaction to Security Attacks in the IoT

Chapter 15: Metrics for Adaptive Security in the IoT

Chapter 16: Verification and Testing of Adaptive Security Controls in the IoT

Chapter 17: Cross-Layer Design for Energy-Effective Security Mechanisms in the IoT

Chapter 18: Adaptive Authorization and Access Control Policies for the IoT

Chapter 19: Adaptive Security Engineering for the IoT
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