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A Lightweight Blockchain-based Privacy Protection for Smart Surveillance at the Edge [article]

Alem Fitwi, Yu Chen, Sencun Zhu
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we propose a Lightweight, Blockchain-based Privacy protection (Lib-Pri) scheme for surveillance cameras at the edge.  ...  The policy-based enforcement of privacy measures is carried out at the edge devices for real-time video analytics without cluttering the network.  ...  In this position paper, a lightweight blockchain-based privacy protection (Lib-Pri) scheme for smart surveillance at the edge is proposed.  ... 
arXiv:1909.09845v1 fatcat:za6quv4zjbddbketozfnanlb24

BlendSPS: A BLockchain-ENabled Decentralized Smart Public Safety System

Ronghua Xu, Seyed Yahya Nikouei, Deeraj Nagothu, Alem Fitwi, Yu Chen
2020 Smart Cities  
Due to the recent advancements in the Internet of Things (IoT) and Edge-Fog-Cloud Computing technologies, the Smart Public Safety (SPS) system has become a more realistic solution for seamless public safety  ...  An extensive experimental study verified the feasibility of the proposed BlendSPS that possesses security and privacy proprieties with limited overhead on IoT based edge networks.  ...  Figure 2 . 2 Architecture of BLockchain-ENabled Decentralized Smart Public Safety (BlendSPS). Figure 3 . 3 Smart Video Surveillance Microservices: (a) Services at Edge; (b) Services at Fog.  ... 
doi:10.3390/smartcities3030047 fatcat:yrzfdm2qlbcf5e5n63oioc2vma

Blockchain for Edge of Things: Applications, Opportunities, and Challenges [article]

Thippa Reddy Gadekallu, Quoc-Viet Pham, Dinh C. Nguyen, Praveen Kumar Reddy Maddikunta, N Deepa, Prabadevi B, Pubudu N. Pathirana, Jun Zhao, Won-Joo Hwang
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Particularly, the convergence of blockchain and EoT leads to a new paradigm, called BEoT that has been regarded as a promising enabler for future services and applications.  ...  Subsequently, we discuss the use of BEoT in a wide range of industrial applications, from smart transportation, smart city, smart healthcare to smart home and smart grid.  ...  Blockchain technology is used at the edge nodes to track messages and protect messages from a variety of attacks.  ... 
arXiv:2110.05022v1 fatcat:cluqv67o2jcpnoif75gwatayrm

Guest Editorial Special Issue on Trust-Oriented Designs of Internet of Things for Smart Cities

Meng Shen, Ke Xu, Xiaojiang Du, Martin J. Reed, Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Lan Zhang, Rashid Mijumbi
2020 IEEE Internet of Things Journal  
He has been involved in a number of EPSRC, EU, and industrial projects in these areas and has held a Research Fellowship at BT.  ...  He has published more than 200 technical papers and holds 11 U.S. patents in the research areas of next-generation Internet, blockchain systems, Internet of Things, and network security.  ...  Digital Object Identifier 10.1109 /JIOT.2020 In the article "LiPSG: Lightweight privacy-preserving Q-learning-based energy management for the IoT-enabled smart grid," the authors proposed a lightweight  ... 
doi:10.1109/jiot.2020.2982522 fatcat:gt364zdomzbhdpoio7lsw7bhmq

Blockchain-Based Security Services for Fog Computing [chapter]

Arvind W. Kiwelekar, Pramod Patil, Laxman D. Netak, Sanjay U. Waikar
2021 Advances in Information Security  
A centralized server either at the level of cloud or fog, has been found ineffective to provide a high degree of security and privacy-preserving services.  ...  The chapter describes the potential of blockchain technology to realize security services such as authentication, secured communication, availability, privacy and trust management to support the development  ...  At the device level, blockchain miners protect the edge devices against deploying malware on edge devices by malicious users. Because all miners authorise and validate an access to edge devices.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-57328-7_11 fatcat:fhkmalgqoja4xe6khz6ur7urtq

A Microservice-enabled Architecture for Smart Surveillance using Blockchain Technology [article]

Deeraj Nagothu, Ronghua Xu, Seyed Yahya Nikouei, Yu Chen
2018 arXiv   pre-print
This position paper introduces a novel secure smart surveillance system based on microservices architecture and blockchain technology.  ...  are expected to support more scalable and decentralized solutions for advanced video stream analysis at the large volumes of distributed edge devices.  ...  BLOCKCHAIN INTEGRATED MICROSERVICES ARCHITECTURE In this position paper, a novel blockchain-enhanced microservices architecture is introduced for the smart surveillance system, which is based on a hierarchical  ... 
arXiv:1807.07487v1 fatcat:6rwhac7jyrdydh2cefrzg3k4n4

BlendSM-DDM: BLockchain-ENabled Secure Microservices for Decentralized Data Marketplaces [article]

Ronghua Xu, Gowri Sankar Ramachandran, Yu Chen, Bhaskar Krishnamachari
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Within a permissioned blockchain network, a microservices based security mechanism is introduced to secure data exchange and payment among participants in the marketplace.  ...  To promote the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) in smart communities and smart cities, a real-time data marketplace middleware platform, called the Intelligent IoT Integrator (I3), has been recently  ...  The BlendSM-DDM could offer a scalable, flexible and lightweight security and privacy protection mechanism for business operations in DDM system.  ... 
arXiv:1909.10888v1 fatcat:gfdio7eh6bg6jp5kjrrh2kzy54

Real-Time Index Authentication for Event-Oriented Surveillance Video Query using Blockchain [article]

Seyed Yahya Nikouei, Ronghua Xu, Deeraj Nagothu, Yu Chen, Alexander Aved, Erik Blasch
2018 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, a blockchain enabled scheme is proposed to protect the index data through an encrypted secure channel between the edge and fog nodes.  ...  Information from surveillance video is essential for situational awareness (SAW).  ...  Smart Surveillance at the Edge Most surveillance systems that are available today for purchase will function as an archive of footages and being used for off-line forensics analysis and depends on human  ... 
arXiv:1807.06179v1 fatcat:h3qjfdr6bjfs3i6i6b3xml4dxi

A Secure Dynamic Edge Resource Federation Architecture for Cross-Domain IoT Systems [article]

Ronghua Xu, Yu Chen, Xiaohua Li, Erik Blasch
2022 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents a dynamic edge resource federation architecture, which integrates the concept of network slicing (NS) and blockchain to improve scalability, dynamicity, and security for multi-domain  ...  user-defined applications for Smart Cities.  ...  The views and conclusions contained herein are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies or endorsements, either expressed or implied, of the  ... 
arXiv:2208.01466v1 fatcat:wqv2goso4fgchdrgodghb6zdfe

A Review on Security Issues and Solutions of the Internet of Drones

Wencheng Yang, Song Wang, Xuefei Yin, Xu Wang, Jiankun Hu
2022 IEEE Open Journal of the Computer Society  
Since security and privacy are among the foremost challenges for the IoD, in this paper we conduct a comprehensive review on security issues and solutions for IoD security, discussing IoD-related security  ...  INDEX TERMS Authentication, blockchain, internet of drones (IoD), privacy, security.  ...  IoD applications include networking, mobile computing and smart city surveillance, while IoD integration is concerned with neural networks, blockchains, privacy protection and so on. Boccadoro et al.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojcs.2022.3183003 fatcat:z23eh64uczbd3eo3uqtn6ec5we

BlendMAS: A BLockchain-ENabled Decentralized Microservices Architecture for Smart Public Safety [article]

Ronghua Xu, Seyed Yahya Nikouei, Yu Chen, Erik Blasch, Alex Aved
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Inspired by microservices architecture and blockchain technology, this paper proposes a BLockchain-ENabled Decentralized Microservices Architecture for Smart public safety (BlendMAS).  ...  The functionality of security services are decoupled into separate containerized microservices that are built using a smart contract, and deployed on edge and fog computing nodes.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The views and conclusions contained herein are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies or endorsements, either expressed or  ... 
arXiv:1902.10567v1 fatcat:xvjkadcqynbopfxbszprrvx53u

Blockchain-empowered Edge Intelligence for Internet of Medical Things Against COVID-19 [article]

Hong-Ning Dai, Yulei Wu, Hao Wang, Muhammad Imran, Noman Haider
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In this article, we present a blockchain-empowered edge intelligence for IoMT in addressing the COVID-19 crisis.  ...  We then present an architecture of blockchain-empowered edge intelligence for IoMT after discussing the opportunities of integrating blockchain and edge intelligence.  ...  Moreover, edge computing nodes can also protect data privacy since IoMT data can be stored locally at edge computing nodes, at which lightweight cryptographic schemes are also deployed to protect confidential  ... 
arXiv:2108.02100v1 fatcat:2im5nvu5ananrlvjlwsvqvrrcm

BlendCAC: A BLockchain-ENabled Decentralized Capability-based Access Control for IoTs [article]

Ronghua Xu, Yu Chen, Erik Blasch, Genshe Chen
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Based on the blockchain network, a capability delegation mechanism is suggested for access permission propagation.  ...  In this paper, BlendCAC, a blockchain enabled decentralized capability based AC is proposed for the security of IoTs.  ...  Taking the smart surveillance system as a case study, the proposed BlendCAC will be extended to protect network cameras and motion sensors in the novel urban surveillance platform we developed recently  ... 
arXiv:1804.09267v1 fatcat:gybholdhv5c4hktfhuzpmbjrcy

Secure and Provenance Enhanced Internet of Health Things Framework: A Blockchain Managed Federated Learning Approach

Md. Abdur Rahman, M. Shamim Hossain, M. Saiful Islam, Nabil A. Alrajeh, Ghulam Muhammad
2020 IEEE Access  
ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors extend their appreciation to the Deputyship for Research & Innovation, "Ministry of Education "in Saudi  ...  Blockchain-based smart meter data provenance and a lightweight hash-based security algorithm were proposed in [73] to detect meter data tampering.  ...  To ensure the anonymity and privacy of IoT data in edge devices, the authors of [57] proposed a blockchain based on a decentralized FL architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3037474 fatcat:6il44yktnjd4pak2y2rzlnvjdm

Multimedia security and privacy protection in the internet of things: research developments and challenges

Jiankun Hu, Nickson M. Karie, Song Wang, Wencheng Yang
2022 International Journal of Multimedia Intelligence and Security  
In this paper, we conduct a comprehensive survey on multimedia data security and privacy protection in the IoT.  ...  The security and privacy of multimedia data have, however, emerged as key challenges that have the potential to impact the successful deployment of IoT devices in some data-sensitive applications.  ...  Acknowledgements The work has been supported by the Cyber Security Research Centre Limited whose activities are partially funded by the Australian Government Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijmis.2022.10044461 fatcat:xdliezm2kbe3vkrpgnso74xtba
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