Security of Embedded Location Systems

  • G. P. HanckeEmail author


Determining the location and movement of objects or people is a core requirement in a number of embedded systems. To ensure that the location information gathered by embedded devices is accurate, the underlying method of location systems must be secure and reliable. This chapter provides an overview of the basic approaches for determining location information in embedded systems. The resilience of these methods against advanced attacks are discussed, along with proposals for securely verifying physical location estimates. Finally, the security aspects of global navigation space systems (GNSS) used for location information in embedded applications are briefly discussed.


Global Position System Global Navigation Satellite System Location System Embed System Receive Signal Strength 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Information Security Group, Smart Card Centre, Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonLondonUK

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