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Role of Blockchain Technology in IoT Applications by Peng Zhang, Ganesh Chandra Deka, Shiho Kim

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Chapter Eight

A blockchain based access control framework for the security and privacy of IoT with strong anonymity unlinkability and intractability guarantees

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Abstract

Motivated by the recent explosion of interest around the blockchain, we examine whether they make a good fit to build a lightweight and robust access control framework to address security and privacy issues in the Internet of Things (IoT) sector. In this direction, this chapter discusses the limitations of the centralized model to secure IoT and proposes the blockchain approach as example of successful distributed system to bring security and privacy to IoT devices. In this direction, we introduce ...

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