The IoT Identification Procedure Based on the Degraded Flash Memory Sector

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10531)


The article presents general principles of IoT identification on the basis of the degraded bucket of NOR flash memory used in network devices for storing microprograms. We proposed the identification procedure based on the sector of forcibly degraded flash memory and considered variants of its application for identifying network devices. The proposed identification method can be used both on the basis of chips already existing in network devices and on the basis of embedded units specially designed for identification.


Internet of things IoT Identification Information security Flash memory 



The publication was financially supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (the Agreement number 02.a03.21.0008).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Bonch-Bruevich State University of TelecommunicationsSt. PetersburgRussian Federation
  2. 2.Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)MoscowRussian Federation

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