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Cyber Security Challenges within the Connected Home Ecosystem Futures

Arabo, Abdullahi

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Abdullahi Arabo
Associate professor of Cyber Science and Network Security


© 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V. Cybercrime and threats of cyber security is much closer to connected home ecosystems futures that ever been expected. Most of the research effort is focused on the defense mechanisms of cooperate and national infrastructures, not realizing that one of the weakest link in this systems comes from the devices used within connected smart homes of now and the future. The paper forms part of the research to analyze implications and challenges of cybersecurity to smart devices in smart connected homes. We present some related background and motivation seen on the development and demand for seamless interconnectivity of smart devices to provide various functionality and abilities to users. The paper highlights the fact that while these devices provide more features and functionality, they also introduce new risks. Subsequently, current cybersecurity issues related to smart devices within connected homes discussed and analyzed.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (unpublished)
Conference Name Procedia Computer Science
Start Date Nov 2, 2015
End Date Nov 4, 2015
Publication Date Jan 1, 2015
Deposit Date Jul 27, 2015
Publicly Available Date May 16, 2016
Electronic ISSN 1877-0509
Publisher Elsevier
Volume 61
Pages 227-232
Keywords cyber security, cybercrime, cyber physical systems, connected home, mobile malware, smart device security
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Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : Engineering Cyber Physical Systems: Machine Learning, Data Analytics and Smart Systems Architecting


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