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Differentiating Security from Privacy in Internet of Things: A Survey of Selected Threats and Controls

  • A. Al-Gburi
  • A. Al-HasnawiEmail author
  • L. Lilien
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Abstract

We decided to use simpler definitions of security and privacy, boiling down to their most essential characteristics. Our guide was the famous Cooley’s classic definition of personal immunity as “a right of complete immunity: to be let alone” [3]. This phrase was soon adapted for definition of privacy. Being provided by a lawyer, it includes physical aspects of privacy—critical in the real world but not essential in the virtual world; as will be clear from our definitions of security and privacy in the next paragraph, we see these aspects more as security characteristics than privacy characteristics.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceWestern Michigan UniversityKalamazooUSA
  2. 2.On leave from Department of Computer ScienceAl-Mustansiriyah UniversityBaghdadIraq
  3. 3.On leave from Department of Electrical EngineeringAl‐Furat Al‐Awsat Technical UniversityNajafIraq

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