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Impact of Security Aspects at the IOTA Protocol

  • Tomáš Janečko
  • Ivan Zelinka
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 875)

Abstract

This paper presents an impact of security aspects at the IOTA protocol. Based on the different usage of computational resources and the difficulty of the selected Proof of Work (PoW) algorithms have been explored the consequences in the final behavior of the IOTA network and the throughput of the protocol implementation. The main feature of the IOTA is the tangle which is the name for the directed acyclic graph (DAG). This graph is highly responsible for persisting transactions in the network. The goal of this network is to provide peer-to-peer communication between machines, humans and as well for the Internet of Things (IoT) industry.

Keywords

IOTA Proof of work Performance Security IoT 

Notes

Acknowledgement

The following grants are acknowledged for the financial support provided for this research by Grant of SGS No. 2018/177, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava and under the support of NAVY and MERLIN research lab.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceVŠB - Technical University of OstravaOstrava - PorubaCzech Republic

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