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A game-theoretic approach for minimizing security risks in the Internet-of-Things

G Rontidis, E Panaousis, A Laszka, T Dagiuklas, P Malacaria, T Alpcan

2015 IEEE International Conference on Communication Workshop (ICCW) | IEEE | Published : 2015

Abstract

© 2015 IEEE. In the Internet-of-Things (IoT), users might share part of their data with different IoT prosumers, which offer applications or services. Within this open environment, the existence of an adversary introduces security risks. These can be related, for instance, to the theft of user data, and they vary depending on the security controls that each IoT prosumer has put in place. To minimize such risks, users might seek an 'optimal' set of prosumers. However, assuming the adversary has the same information as the users about the existing security measures, he can then devise which prosumers will be preferable (e.g., with the highest security levels) and attack them more intensively. ..

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