Secured by Blockchain: Safeguarding Internet of Things Devices

Nicholas Kolokotronis, Konstantinos Limniotis, Stavros Shiaeles, Romain Griffiths
2019 IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine  
Blockchain is a disruptive technology that has been characterised to be the next big thing and has already gained a broad recognition by experts in diverse fields. In this paper, we consider possible use cases and applications of the blockchain for the consumer electronics (CE) industry and its interplay with the Internet of things. Instead of discussing how the blockchain can revolutionise the supply chain, we focus on how it could be employed for enhancing the security of networked CE
more » ... This work is motivated by the large number of recent attacks that use easily hackable devices as a weaponry. Towards this direction, privacy and data protection aspects of blockchain solutions are also presented and are linked to regulatory framework provisions. Information on existing blockchain solutions is also provided.
doi:10.1109/mce.2019.2892221 fatcat:cw6syfearncuzkmp76im4g2z3a