Towards an Automated Exploration of Secure IoT/CPS Design-Variants

Lukas Alexander Gressl, Michael Krisper, Christian Steger, Ulrich Neffe

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Abstract

The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) enabled a new class of connected, smart, and interactive devices. With their continuous connectivity and their access to valuable information in both the digital and physical world, they are highly attractive targets for security attackers. Integrating them into the industry and our daily used devices adds new attack surfaces. These potential threats call for special care of security vulnerabilities during the design of IoT devices and CPS. Due to their resource-constrained nature, designing secure IoT devices and CPS poses a complex task, considering the selectable hardware components and task implementation alternatives. Researchers proposed a range of automatic design tools to support system designers in their task of finding the optimal hardware selection and task implementations. Said tools offer a limited way of modeling attack scenarios for a system under design. The framework proposed in this paper aims at closing this gap, offering system designers a way to consider security attacks and security risks during the early phase of system design. It offers designers the possibility to model security constraints from the view of potential attackers, assessing the probability of successful security attacks and the resulting security risk, alike. We demonstrate the framework’s feasibility and performance by revisiting an industry partner’s potential system design of a future IoT device.
Originalspracheenglisch
TitelComputer Safety, Reliability, and Security
Untertitel39th International Conference, SAFECOMP 2020, Proceedings
Redakteure/-innenAntónio Casimiro, Pedro Ferreira, Frank Ortmeier, Friedemann Bitsch
Herausgeber (Verlag)Springer
Seiten372-386
Seitenumfang15
ISBN (Print)9783030545482
DOIs
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 31 Jul 2020
Veranstaltung39th International Conference on Computer Safety, Reliability and Security: SAFECOMP 2020 - Lisbon, Virtual, Portugal
Dauer: 15 Sep 202018 Sep 2020

Publikationsreihe

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
Band12234
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (elektronisch)1611-3349

Konferenz

Konferenz39th International Conference on Computer Safety, Reliability and Security
KurztitelSAFECOMP 2020
LandPortugal
OrtLisbon, Virtual
Zeitraum15/09/2018/09/20

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • !!Computer Science(all)
  • !!Hardware and Architecture

Fields of Expertise

  • Information, Communication & Computing

Treatment code (Nähere Zuordnung)

  • Application

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