Security Analysis Threats, Attacks, Mitigations and Its Impact on the Internet of Things (IoT)

Alireza Nik Aein Koupaei,
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology -MIPT (State University), Moscow region, Dolgoprudny, Russia;
Asia Pacific University (APU), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Staffordshire University (SU), United Kingdom;
University of Applied Science and Technology (UAST), Isfahan, Iran,

Alexey N. Nazarov,
Federal Research Center Computer Science and Control of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia,

DOI: 10.36724/2664-066X-2020-6-4-36-41

SYNCHROINFO JOURNAL. Volume 6, Number 4 (2020). P. 36-41


In the past, only mobiles and computers were connected to the internet but in the new era with the advent of new technologies other things like security cameras, microwaves, cars and industrial equipment’s are now connected to internet. Internet of things (IoT), there are over several billion electronic equipment de- vices already on the internet, and within a decade these number is expected to scale above 20 billion devices. Smartphones and computers have various software security solutions to defend and protect them from most of threats and attacks, although there are indiscernible security solutions to take care of the rest of the IoT [1]. Lately, as a strong example, several thousands of security cameras were breached to proceed DOS and DDOS attacks that caused the Twitter down. Solutions in the IoT are not exclusively software but the entire physical environment of hardware, World Wide Web (WWW), Software, Cloud and mobile interfaces involved. The IoT ecosystem services are young and not very fully developed yet for these reasons there are main primarily concerns fact around IoT adoption due to security threats/attacks. IoT Top Security Concerns: Secure constrained devices, Secure communication, Keeping IoT hardware updated, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Authorize and authenticate devices, Ensure data privacy and integrity. This research reviews the achievements of mitigation IoT security challenges and the key viewpoint is for authors to clearly dene adversary goals, assumptions and dependencies.

Keywords: Internet of Things (IoT), Cybersecurity threats and attacks, DDoS, Authorize and authenticate devices, Secure constrained devices, Ensure data privacy and integrity.


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