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Future Internet 2017, 9(4), 59;

Extensions and Enhancements to “the Secure Remote Update Protocol”

Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Burgess Road, Southampton, S016 7QF, UK
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Received: 31 August 2017 / Revised: 26 September 2017 / Accepted: 27 September 2017 / Published: 30 September 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue IoT Security and Privacy)
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This paper builds on previous work introducing the Secure Remote Update Protocol (SRUP), a secure communications protocol for Command and Control applications in the Internet of Things, built on top of MQTT. This paper builds on the original protocol and introduces a number of additional message types: adding additional capabilities to the protocol. We also discuss the difficulty of proving that a physical device has an identity corresponding to a logical device on the network and propose a mechanism to overcome this within the protocol. View Full-Text
Keywords: MQTT; command and control; C2; Internet of Things; security MQTT; command and control; C2; Internet of Things; security

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Poulter, A.J.; Johnson, S.J.; Cox, S.J. Extensions and Enhancements to “the Secure Remote Update Protocol”. Future Internet 2017, 9, 59.

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