New Advances in Robust Deep-Learning-Based Intrusion Detection and Blockchain Security for IoT

A special issue of Mathematics (ISSN 2227-7390). This special issue belongs to the section "Network Science".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2024 | Viewed by 358

Special Issue Editors

Network Security Lab, Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taipei University, New Taipei 237, Taiwan
Interests: intrusion detection; deep learning; blockchain; Internet of Things; network
Computer Center, National Taipei University, New Taipei City 237303, Taiwan
Interests: network security; security topics in operating systems; applied cryptography; information security management; computer networks
Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Asia University, Taichung 41354, Taiwan
Interests: blockchain network security; Internet of Things application engineering and security; applied cryptography
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Dear Colleagues,

Deep learning has become one of the most rapidly growing fields and constantly provides many new and advanced models for intrusion detection in the context of the Internet of Things (IoT), especially with regard to defending large-scale IoT devices against various kinds of network attacks. Deep learning models require high-quality datasets for high accuracy classification. However, many IoT intrusion detection datasets consist of discrete numbers and potentially contain more noise than image-based datasets. Thus, the development of advanced data quality enhancement mechanisms is desirable for robust intrusion detection models. In addition, such robust detection models require adversarial attack defenses. Moreover, due to the distributed design of IoT environments, a blockchain is suitable for the distributed security protection of IoT together with deep-learning-based intrusion detection for IoT security.

This Special Issue invites research or review papers on new, advanced, and robust deep-learning-based intrusion detection and blockchain security protection systems for IoT environments. Robust deep-learning-based intrusion detection may involve data quality enhancement and feature selection or extraction. As self-supervised learning and contrastive learning have successfully improved the classification quality of image-based datasets, they offer great potential for improving intrusion detection accuracy. Regarding the detection of adversarial attacks, generative adversarial networks have also become attractive detection solutions for images, so they may be suitable for application to the numeric datasets of intrusion detection. In IoT-distributed environments, the design of blockchain is suitable as a secure distributed ledger offering non-reputable and secure transfer characteristics. Distributed deep learning models such as federated learning can be effectively employed alongside blockchain as a hybrid security defense for IoT-distributed environments.

Examples of some topics of interest are as follows:

  • Deep learning
  • Intrusion detection
  • Data quality enhancement
  • Feature selection or extraction
  • Self-supervised learning
  • Contrastive learning
  • Adversarial attack detection
  • Generative adversarial networks
  • Blockchain
  • Federated learning

Dr. Chinyang Henry Tseng
Prof. Dr. Woei-Jiunn Tsaur
Prof. Dr. Hsing-Chung Chen
Guest Editors

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