Dynamic Container Virtualization as a Method of IoT Infrastructure Security Provision

  • Andrey IskhakovEmail author
  • Anastasia Iskhakova
  • Roman Meshcheryakov
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 95)


This article proposes an approach to security provision of one of the key bases of digital transformation – the technology of the Internet of things (IoT). The effective technology of carrying out the information security audit with application of Honeypot systems is the cornerstone of the article and the offered method. The main advantages of the use of container virtualization, unlike application of traps on the basis of virtual machines, are formulated by the authors. The method of protection of a similar infrastructure by means of integration of dynamic container virtualization of network traps is considered. The article contains information on implementation of the offered method, comparison of results with existing solutions, and a summary table with the actual results of an experiment. A detailed flowchart of functioning of the offered method is also provided in the work. The proposed solutions allow to increase efficiency of the malefactor’s actions analysis. The administrator of IoT devices network can obtain information about the priority purposes, the used by malefactor means, and vulnerabilities of various elements of network. These circumstances give an opportunity to quickly take measures for increase in security of network and to avoid its compromise.


Internet of Things Container virtualization HoneyPot Information security Audit of network infrastructure 



The reported study was partially funded by RFBR according to the research project № 19-01-00767.


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  • Andrey Iskhakov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anastasia Iskhakova
    • 1
  • Roman Meshcheryakov
    • 1
  1. 1.V. A. Trapeznikov Institute of Control Sciences of Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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