Wednesday, December 15, 2010

CFP: IEEE Communications Magazine Feature Topic Issue on The Internet of Things

IEEE Communications Magazine Feature Topic Issue on The Internet of Things

Important Dates
Paper submission deadline: January 15, 2011
Acceptance notification: May 30, 2011
Revised manuscript due: July 15, 20011
Final manuscript due: August 15, 2011
Publication date: November, 2011

Scope of the issue
This feature topic issue aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art development in technology, application, and standardization in the field of the Internet of Things, and present an insight of future research opportunities and challenges in this field. The feature issue will consider original survey and research articles written in a tutorial style. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Network and system architectures of IoT
  • Sensing technologies for IoT
  • Short-range Communications for IoT
  • Sensor networking technologies for IoT
  • Access network technologies for IoT
  • Information processing, management, and distribution in IoT
  • RFID applications in IoT
  • Smart grid applications in IoT
  • Healthcare applications in IoT
  • Environmental monitoring applications in IoT
  • Intelligent transportation applications in IoT
  • Public safety in IoT
  • Security and privacy management for IoT
  • Application systems and testbeds for IoT
  • Standardization activities for IoT

Guest Editors
Dr. Jun Zheng
Dr. David Simplot-Ryl
Dr. Chatschik Bisdikian
Dr. Hussein T.

Read More: Here

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Introduction to security for smart object networks - Part 1: The smart object security problem | EmbeddedDesign

"This white paper discusses smart object applications and relevant threats, evaluates various approaches to securing against specific threats, offers some practical guidelines for building security into smart object networks, and tackles some common misconceptions about securing these devices."
Kurt Stammberger and Monique Semp, Mocana; M. B. Anand, Eka Systems, Inc.; David Culler, University of California, Berkeley

Page 1: Introduction to security for smart object networks - Part 1: The smart object security problem
Page 2: Smart Object Apps that Require Security
Page 3: The CIA Triad: Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability
Page 4: The Smart Object Security Problem
Page 5: Key Management... Without Public Key Cryptography
Page 6: Common Attacks & Countermeasures
Page 7: Enabling Smart Object Security: IEEE 802.15.4 "6LoWPAN"
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