On the features and challenges of security and privacy in distributed internet of things

Rodrigo Roman, Jianying Zhou, Javier Lopez
2013 Computer Networks  
In the Internet of Things, services can be provisioned using centralized architectures, where central entities acquire, process, and provide information. Alternatively, distributed archi tectures, where entities at the edge of the network exchange information and collaborate with each other in a dynamic way, can also be used. In order to understand the applicabil ity and viability of this distributed approach, it is necessary to know its advantages and dis advantages -not only in terms of
more » ... es but also in terms of security and privacy challenges. The purpose of this paper is to show that the distributed approach has various challenges that need to be solved, but also various interesting properties and strengths.
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2012.12.018 fatcat:ncdbzrr5rve6hkmxgrkawvh4jq