A Knowledge-Based IoT Security Checker

  • Marco Anisetti
  • Rasool Asal
  • Claudio Agostino Ardagna
  • Lorenzo Comi
  • Ernesto Damiani
  • Filippo GaudenziEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11339)


The widespread diffusion of ubiquitous and smart devices is radically changing the environment surrounding the users and brought to the definition of a new ecosystem called Internet of Things (IoT). Users are connected anywhere anytime, and can continuously monitor and interact with the external environment. While devices are becoming more and more powerful and efficient (e.g., using protocols like zigbee, LTE, 5G), their security is still in its infancy. Such devices, as well as the edge network providing connectivity, become the target of security attacks without their owners being aware of the risks they are exposed to. In this paper we present IoT Security Checker, a solution for IoT security assessment coping with the most relevant IoT security issues. We also provide some preliminary analysis showing how the IoT Security Checker can be used for verifying the security of an IoT system.



This project was partly supported by the program “piano sostegno alla ricerca 2015-17” funded by Università degli Studi di Milano.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Anisetti
    • 1
  • Rasool Asal
    • 2
  • Claudio Agostino Ardagna
    • 1
  • Lorenzo Comi
    • 1
  • Ernesto Damiani
    • 1
    • 3
  • Filippo Gaudenzi
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.DI – Università degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly
  2. 2.British TelecommunicationsLondonUK
  3. 3.Centre on Cyber-Physical SystemsKhalifa UniversityAbu DhabiUAE

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