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Multi-factor Authentication using Accelerometers for the Internet-of-Things

Murphy, Julian, Howells, Gareth, McDonald-Maier, Klaus D. (2017) Multi-factor Authentication using Accelerometers for the Internet-of-Things. In: Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Emerging Security Technology. . pp. 103-107. IEEE ISBN 978-1-5386-4019-7. E-ISBN 978-1-5386-4018-0. (doi:10.1109/EST.2017.8090407) (KAR id:62931)

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Embedded and mobile devices forming part of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) need new authentication technologies and techniques. This requirement is due to the increase in effort and time attackers will use to compromise a device, often remote, based on the possibility of a significant monetary return. This paper proposes exploiting a device’s accelerometers in-built functionality to implement multi-factor authentication. An experimental embedded system designed to emulate a typical mobile device is used to implement the ideas and investigated as proof-of-concept.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/EST.2017.8090407
Uncontrolled keywords: Internet-of-Things; IoT; authentication; sensor security; security harvesting
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Gareth Howells
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2017 15:59 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:47 UTC
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