Special Issue "Privacy and Security of Networking"

A special issue of Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks (ISSN 2224-2708).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2019).

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Abderrahmen Mtibaa Website E-Mail
New Mexico State University Las Cruces, Department of Computer Science, Las Cruces, United States
Interests: future network architecture; edge computing; wireless communications and mobile computing; Internet of Things; security; data centric networking; network functions virtualization

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The proliferation the Internet-of-Things (IoT), mobile, and sensory devices, coupled with their pervasiveness worldwide, raises major conceptual and security concerns about the architectures that organize tomorrow’s compute infrastructure, its scalability, and privacy and security requirements. Future novel architectures need to support the shift from edge devices consuming data to edge devices being a voluminous producer of data. This raises multiple questions concerning data placement, securing data, privacy, processing, and sharing. Edge computing is at the heart of such novel architectures, in which compute and storage resources are placed at the network edge, in proximity to mobile and IoT devices. This approach offers advantages, such as improved scalability, reduced network latency, faster compute response times, and improved security and privacy.

In this Special Issue, we are seeking submissions that focus on secure data-centric edge architectures and privacy preserving data sharing frameworks that will enable compelling new applications and fully realize the opportunity of big data in tomorrow’s mobile and IoT device environments. Information-centric networking (ICN) is a new network architecture that provides access to named data as a first order network service, providing better trust in data authenticity. Security is a particularly important topic, since ICN enables new approaches with respect to confidentiality, access control, and trust management that we want to address through this Feature Topic.

Prof. Dr. Abderrahmen Mtibaa
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • Edge computing security
  • Security architectures for future internet architectures
  • Authentication and authorization for distributed caching environment
  • Security in mobile data centric networking
  • Cryptographic protocols against internal attacks in IoT
  • Mechanisms to enforce privacy and trust
  • Trusted computing platform
  • Copyright management and business models for IoT and future internet architectures

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A Comparison Survey Study on RFID Based Anti-Counterfeiting Systems
J. Sens. Actuator Netw. 2019, 8(3), 37; https://doi.org/10.3390/jsan8030037 - 04 Jul 2019
Abstract
Counterfeiting has always been a concern, costing a significant amount of money and causing losses in international trading markets. Radio frequency identification (RFID) tag Anti-counterfeiting is a conceptual solution that has received attention in the past few years. In this article, we present [...] Read more.
Counterfeiting has always been a concern, costing a significant amount of money and causing losses in international trading markets. Radio frequency identification (RFID) tag Anti-counterfeiting is a conceptual solution that has received attention in the past few years. In this article, we present a survey study on the research topic of anti-counterfeiting products using RFID tags on merchandise. As this issue evolved in industry, there were several techniques used to address the problem; each technique uses a different concept and mechanism in resolving the issue. Each technique also has different pros and cons which we will address at the end of this paper with our findings. As we explore RFID technology and its implementation, we will discuss previous research before proceeding to the core of the topic of RFID Anti-counterfeiting based on the methods used. We compare the different techniques used at the end of the paper. Full article
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