Securing the insecure link of internet-of-things using next-generation smart gateways

Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shahriar Nirjon, Elisa Bertino

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Abstract

Since low-cost IoT devices have limited computing resources and are often unable to guarantee sufficient security, it is imperative to ensure secure communication between IoT gateways and cloud. In this paper, we propose a flow-level adaptive mobile VPN solution specifically tailored for IoT ecosystems, called AdamVPN, which adapts its configuration dynamically at runtime in order to improve IoT gateway's application-level throughput while conforming to the security and privacy guarantees simultaneously. Our deployment experiments in both Wi-Fi and cellular environments demonstrate that AdamVPN significantly improves throughput by 2.75x-3.0x for Wi-Fi and 1.8x-2.16x for cellular networks when compared to OpenVPN.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - 15th Annual International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems, DCOSS 2019
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages66-73
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781728105703
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2019
Event15th Annual International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems, DCOSS 2019 - Santorini Island, Greece
Duration: May 29 2019May 31 2019

Publication series

NameProceedings - 15th Annual International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems, DCOSS 2019

Conference

Conference15th Annual International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems, DCOSS 2019
Country/TerritoryGreece
CitySantorini Island
Period5/29/195/31/19

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Health Informatics
  • Instrumentation
  • Transportation
  • Communication

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