SPYKE: Security ProxY with Knowledge-based intrusion prEvention

By Rui Claro / 16-09-2019 / In categories Results

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Paper in a peer-reviewed national conference

SPYKE: Security ProxY with Knowledge-based intrusion prEvention

Intrusion Prevention System, Internet of Things, Spyware

Authors

Sheng Wang, Rui Claro, Miguel L. Pardal

Conference

INForum. Guimarães, Portugal. 2019

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Abstract

In the near future, the Internet of Things (IoT) will be a reality and there will be many sensors in our smart homes. These data sources will eventually upload data to the cloud. In this work we present SPYKE, a network intermediary that stands between IoT devices and the Internet, that provides visibility to which communications are taking place between devices and remote servers; and it also has the ability block and limit connections.

We evaluated SPYKE with respect to the performance and security. It has low performance overhead and is effective against a set of important attacks. SPYKE is available as an open source project and is deployable in inexpensive, off-the-shelf hardware like the Raspberry Pi.