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Vulnerable Features and Threats

  • Sridipta Misra
  • Muthucumaru Maheswaran
  • Salman Hashmi
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Abstract

To ensure evolution of the IoT into a secure infrastructure, it is indispensable to exhaustively identify the features of the IoT, which could be exploited to pose threat to either the infrastructure or its stakeholders. This chapter presents an in-depth analysis of the vulnerability space of the IoT, and attempts to create specialized “threat spaces" by providing an exhaustive threat taxonomy. We identify a new genre of threats: Reflective Trust and Reputation Threats.

Keywords

Smart Home Smart Device Smart Object Attack Vector Privacy Threat 
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Copyright information

© The Author(s) 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sridipta Misra
    • 1
  • Muthucumaru Maheswaran
    • 2
  • Salman Hashmi
    • 2
  1. 1.PDU Authentication and Digital IdentityEricsson Canada Mont-RoyalCanada
  2. 2.School of Computer ScienceMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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