Adaptive Security Framework for the Blockchain on IoT
Vytarani Mathane1, P V Lakshmi2
1Dr. R. Punniyamoorthy, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Gitam University, Vishakhapatnam, India.
2P V Lakshmi, Department of Information Technology, Gitam University, Vishakhapatnam, India.
Manuscript received on 04 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 July 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 July 2019 | PP: 33 | Volume-8 Issue-9, July 2019 | Retrieval Number: I9009078919 /19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.I9009.078919
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Abstract: Current blockchain technologies lack adapt- ability required to accommodate incoming heterogeneous devices as nodes in the Blockchain network. This inability becomes more pronounced when it comes to blockchains for Internet of Things (IOT) due to varied capabilities and heterogeneity of constituent devices in IOT network. Specifically, security solutions which are used by Blockchain in IoT domain lack support for adapting with different network resources, ranging from low power devices to high end servers. This paper presents an adaptive security framework for blockchain based IOT architectures. The security framework consists of a dynamic resource computation algorithm based on which the network adapts to the existing resources and decides which security services to offer.
Keywords: IoT, Blockchain, Adaptive security framework, Distributed ledger, Sensor Networks.
Scope of the Article: IoT