Security Perspectives for Collaborative Data Acquisition in the Internet of Things

  • Vangelis Gazis
  • Carlos Garcia Cordero
  • Emmanouil Vasilomanolakis
  • Panayotis Kikiras
  • Alex WiesmaierEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 151)


The Internet of Things (IoT) is an increasingly important topic, bringing together many different fields of computer science. Nevertheless, beside the advantages (IoT) has to offer, many challenges exist, not at least in terms of security and privacy. In addition, the large number of heterogeneous devices in (IoT) produces a vast amount of data, and therefore efficient mechanisms are required that are capable of handling the data, analyze them and produce meaningful results. In this paper, we discuss the challenges that have to be addressed, when data analytics are applied in the context of the (IoT). For this, we propose a data acquisition architecture, named CoDA, that focuses on bringing together heterogeneous things to create distributed global data models. For each layer of the proposed architecture we discuss the upcoming challenges from the security perspective.


Internet of Things (IoT) Security challenges Data acquisition Data analytics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vangelis Gazis
    • 1
  • Carlos Garcia Cordero
    • 1
    • 2
  • Emmanouil Vasilomanolakis
    • 1
    • 2
  • Panayotis Kikiras
    • 1
  • Alex Wiesmaier
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.AGT Group (R&D)DarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Technische Universität DarmstadtTelecooperation GroupDarmstadtGermany

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