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The Internet of Hackable Things

  • Nicola DragoniEmail author
  • Alberto Giaretta
  • Manuel Mazzara
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 717)

Abstract

The Internet of Things makes possible to connect each everyday object to the Internet, making computing pervasive like never before. From a security and privacy perspective, this tsunami of connectivity represents a disaster, which makes each object remotely hackable. We claim that, in order to tackle this issue, we need to address a new challenge in security: education.

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola Dragoni
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Alberto Giaretta
    • 2
  • Manuel Mazzara
    • 3
  1. 1.DTU ComputeTechnical University of DenmarkKongens LyngbyDenmark
  2. 2.Centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor SystemsÖrebro UniversityÖrebroSweden
  3. 3.Innopolis UniversityInnopolisRussian Federation

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