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\(\mathcal {B}\)SIEM-IoT: A Blockchain-Based and Distributed SIEM for the Internet of Things

  • Andrés Pardo Mesa
  • Fabián Ardila Rodríguez
  • Daniel Díaz LópezEmail author
  • Félix Gómez Mármol
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11605)

Abstract

The paper at hand proposes \(\mathcal {B}\)SIEM-IoT, a Security Information and Event Management solution (SIEM) for the Internet of Things (IoT) relying on blockchain to store and access security events. The security events included in the blockchain are contributed by a number of IoT sentinels in charge of protecting a group of IoT devices. A key feature here is that the blockchain guarantees a secure registry of security events. Additionally, the proposal permits SIEM functional components to be assigned to different miners servers composing a resilient and distributed SIEM. Our proposal is implemented using Ethereum and validated through different use cases and experiments.

Keywords

IoT Intrusion detection system Blockchain SIEM 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This work has been partially supported by the Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería Julio Garavito (Colombia) through the project “Developing secure and resilient architectures for Smart Sustainable Cities” approved by the Internal Research Opening 2018 and by the project “Strengthening Governance Capacity for Smart Sustainable Cities” (grant number 2018-3538/001-001) co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, as well as by a Leonardo Grant 2017 for Researchers and Cultural Creators awarded by the BBVA Foundation and by a Ramón y Cajal research contract (RYC-2015-18210) granted by the MINECO (Spain) and co-funded by the European Social Fund.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Colombian School of Engineering Julio GaravitoBogotaColombia
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer ScienceUniversity of MurciaMurciaSpain

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