Departmental Papers (CIS)

Date of this Version

4-2018

Document Type

Conference Paper

Comments

The 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI 2018), Orlando, FL, USA April 17-20, 2018

Abstract

As devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) increase in number and integrate with everyday lives, large amounts of personal information will be generated. With multiple discovered vulnerabilities in current IoT networks, a malicious attacker might be able to get access to and misuse this personal data. Thus, a logger that stores this information securely would make it possible to perform forensic analysis in case of such attacks that target valuable data. In this paper, we propose LogSafe, a scalable, fault-tolerant logger that leverages the use of Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX) to store logs from IoT devices efficiently and securely. Using the security guarantees of SGX, LogSafe is designed to run on an untrusted cloud infrastructure and satisfies Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA) security properties. Finally, we provide an exhaustive evaluation of LogSafe in order to demonstrate that it is capable of handling logs from a large number of IoT devices and at a very high data transmission rate.

Subject Area

CPS Internet of Things, CPS Security

Publication Source

The 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI 2018)

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Date Posted: 25 June 2018

This document has been peer reviewed.