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Clearwater Beach, FL, USA USA
Oct. 22, 2012 to Oct. 25, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-4673-1565-4
pp: 228-231
Jorge Granjal , University of Coimbra, Portugal
Edmundo Monteiro , University of Coimbra, Portugal
Jorge Sa Silva , University of Coimbra, Portugal
ABSTRACT
The availability of inexpensive sensing devices capable of wireless communications enables the design of exciting and new distributed sensing applications. The integration of such applications with the Internet will contribute to materialize a vision of a future Web that we nowadays describe as the Web of Things (WoT). Many security-related aspects are still open on how to address security for communications on the WoT, and that must be targeted before such applications can realistically be considered ready for deployment. We discuss the experimental evaluation of mechanisms proposed to secure end-to-end web communications with IPv6-capable sensing applications and devices, as such mechanisms may provide an important contribution towards the WoT. Our experimental evaluation study considers the impact of security on real sensing devices and requirements from sensing applications, allowing the identification of the limitations of current sensing platforms in supporting the proposed mechanisms.
INDEX TERMS
Sensors, Random access memory, Elliptic curve cryptography, Payloads, Memory management, DTLS, Security, WoT, 6LoWPAN, CoAP, ECC
CITATION
Jorge Granjal, Edmundo Monteiro, Jorge Sa Silva, "On the feasibility of secure application-layer communications on the Web of Things", LCN, 2012, 38th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, 38th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks 2012, pp. 228-231, doi:10.1109/LCN.2012.6423615
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