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Authentication Mechanism for IoT Device in Micro Grid Environments

  • Jeong-Cheol Yeom
  • Qing Zhou
  • In-A Song
  • Young-Seok LeeEmail author
  • In-ho Ra
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 986)

Abstract

Recently there is much interest in how to implement IoT/IoE-based Micro Grids (MG). But, privacy and security concerns inhibit the fast adaption of IoT technology for many applications. A number of authentication protocols that address these concerns have been proposed but real-world solutions that are secure, maintain low communication cost. We present a novel authentication protocol, which offers a high level of security through the combination of a random key scheme with a strong cryptography. The protocol is applicable to resource, power and computationally constraint platforms such as IoT devices. Our investigation shows that it can provide mutual authentication, untraceability, forward and backward security as well as resistance to replay, denial-of-service and man-in-the-middle attacks, while retaining a competitive communication cost. The protocol has been integrated into the device authentication protocol, which assures low implementation cost.

Keywords

Microgrid device Access server Mutual authentication schemel 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This work was supported by Institute for Information & communications Technology Promotion (IITP) grant funded by the Korea government (MSIT) (No. 2018-0-00508, Development of blockchain-based embedded devices and platform for IOT security and operational efficiency).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeong-Cheol Yeom
    • 1
  • Qing Zhou
    • 1
  • In-A Song
    • 1
  • Young-Seok Lee
    • 1
    Email author
  • In-ho Ra
    • 1
  1. 1.Kunsan National UniversityKunsanSouth Korea

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