Prognostic Views on Software Defined Networks Based Security for Internet of Things

  • Antony TaurshiaEmail author
  • Jaspher W. Kathrine
  • D. Shibin
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1116)


Security is very crucial to enhance the privacy and secrecy of the data and applications that are used in routine life. Human life, has been transformed into a much smarter one with the advent of several smart applications based on Internet of Things (IoT). The evolution of the Internet of computer to the Internet of Things was made possible by the involvement of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), Lightweight Communication Protocols (LWCP) and cloud services. These major technologies enable IoT to associate with cloud technologies in order to provide advanced real-time applications that could improve our day to day life activities. Software-Defined Networks (SDN) is a technology capable of providing a bird’s eye view of the network. Integrating SDN with IoT has several benefits including security. This paper studies the state of art research efforts in securing the IoT environment with SDN based solutions and highlights the advantages of using SDN for security. Further, a novel SDN based framework which segregates the IoT network based on applications with similar security needs is also proposed to enhance the overall security of the system.


Security Internet of Things Protocol Software Defined Networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Karunya Institute of Technology and SciencesCoimbatoreIndia

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