Security Challenges and Countermeasures for the Heterogeneity of IoT Applications

Deepak Choudhary


The Internet of Things (IoT) enables the integration of data from virtual and physical worlds. It involves smart objects that can understand and react to their environment in a variety of industrial, commercial and household settings. As the IoT expands the number of connected devices, there is the potential to allow cyber-attackers into the physical world in which we live, as they seize on security holes in these new systems. New security issues arise through the heterogeneity of IoT applications and devices and their large-scale deployment.


IOT, Heterogeneity, Security, Networking, cyber-attacker, deployment, datagram transport layer security, Cryptography

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