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Managing the Web of Things by Boualem Benatallah, Lina Yao, Yongrui Qin, Michael Sheng

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Chapter 14

Security Issues of the Web of Things

Saad El Jaouhari; Ahmed Bouabdallah; Jean-Marie Bonnin    Institute Mines-Telecom/TELECOM Bretagne, Network, Multimedia and Security Department, Cesson Sévigné, France

Abstract

The progress in the area of embedded systems has favored the emergence of so called “smart objects” or “Things”. These ones incorporate, in a context of low energy consumption, various wireless communication capabilities combined with a micro-controller driving sensors and/or actuators. Smartphones, connected TVs, smart watches, and so on, are concrete examples of smart objects belonging to our everyday life. The Internet of Things (IoT) conceptualizes this new environment based on traditional networks connected with ...

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