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Enhancing Security of Cellular IoT with Identity Federation

  • Bernardo SantosEmail author
  • Bruno Dzogovic
  • Boning Feng
  • Van Thuan Do
  • Niels Jacot
  • Thanh Van Do
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1035)

Abstract

This paper presents a Cellular Identity Federation solution which both strengthens and simplifies the authentication of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications by providing single sign-on between the network layer and IoT applications. They are hence relieved of the burden of authentication and identity management, which could be both technically and economically challenging. The paper aims at clarifying how IoT authentication can be skipped without compromising security. The proposed solution is described thoroughly, and the authentication process is depicted step by step. Last but not least is the comprehensive description of the proof-of-concept which shows the feasibility of the Cellular Identity Federation.

Keywords

Cellular IoT NB-IoT Internet of Things M2M 5G Lower Power wide area network 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This paper is a result of the H2020 Concordia project (https://www.concordia-h2020.eu) which has received funding from the EU H2020 programme under grant agreement No. 830927. The CONCORDIA consortium includes 23 partners from industry and other organizations such as Telenor, Telefonica, Telecom Italia, Ericsson, Siemens, BMW, Airbus, etc. and 23 partners from academia such as CODE, university of Twente, OsloMet, etc.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernardo Santos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bruno Dzogovic
    • 1
  • Boning Feng
    • 1
  • Van Thuan Do
    • 1
    • 2
  • Niels Jacot
    • 2
  • Thanh Van Do
    • 3
    • 1
  1. 1.Oslo Metropolitan UniveristyOsloNorway
  2. 2.Wolffia ASOsloNorway
  3. 3.Telenor ASAFornebuNorway

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