A Proposed Lightweight Cloud Security Framework to Secure Communications Between Internet of Things Devices

  • Islam A. T. F. Taj-Eddin
  • M. Samir Abou El-Seoud
  • Hosam Elsofany
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 716)

Abstract

Cloud services can be categorized into Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), the Platform as a Service (PaaS) and the Software as a Service (SaaS). In (Iaas), the whole IT infrastructure can be delivered as a service. In (Paas), a virtual platform over the internet gives users the ability to develop and deploy applications. In (SaaS), it provides accessing an application through the internet on demand. In the (SaaS) layer, a single instance on the cloud for multiple users could be provided. Google Apps, one of the most powerful (SaaS) that is used by many institutes to provide a variety of Web-based applications for business, education, and government. Security in Cloud computing is an important and critical problem. Cloud service provider and the cloud service consumer should make sure that the cloud is safe enough from all the external threats so that the customer does not face any problem such as loss of data or data theft. Internets of Things (IoT) are small IP enabled devices that can cooperate to perform specific functions for various set of applications. This new emerging technology is strongly involved in applications that have direct impact on human welfare, such as business, education and government. Securing IoT device’s communications are becoming a must. In this paper a lightweight technique for secure and authentic communication between IoT devices. That lightweight technique is based on framework of ideas from virtual server, network management and cloud services.

Keywords

Cloud computing Data security Cloud issues Data issues  Security issues IoT security Network management Light weight protocols  Virtual server 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Islam A. T. F. Taj-Eddin
    • 1
  • M. Samir Abou El-Seoud
    • 2
  • Hosam Elsofany
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Computers and InformationAssiut UniversityAssiutEgypt
  2. 2.The British University in Egypt (BUE)CairoEgypt
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science, College of Sciences and ArtsKing Khalid UniversityAbhaKingdom of Saudi Arabia
  4. 4.Department of Computer ScienceCairo Higher InstituteCairoEgypt

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