A Study of Message Communication Method Using Attribute Based Encryption in IoT Environment

IoT 환경에서 속성기반 암호화 기술을 활용한 메시지 통신 기법에 관한 연구

  • Park, Jung-Oh (Paideia College Dept. of Paideia, Sungkyul University)
  • 박중오 (성결대학교 파이데이아학부)
  • Received : 2016.09.02
  • Accepted : 2016.10.20
  • Published : 2016.10.28


Many countries, especially ICT powers, are supporting IoT-based technology at a national level and this technology is actively being researched in the businesses and research institutes in an aim to develop technology and create an ecosystem. Roads in the Seoul city are building public facilities based on IoT to provide various services and conveniences for the users. However, for the full-fledged introduction and development of IoT, there are many cases where infringement on security and privacy and threat for life and safety happen. Also, as the IoT environment includes various environment technologies such as the existing sensor network, heterogeneous communication network, and devices optimized for the IoT environment, it inherits the existing security threat and various attack techniques. This paper researches the attribute based encryption technology for safe communication in the IoT environment. The data collected from the device is transmitted utilizing the attribute based encryption and by designing the key generation protocol, grades and authorities for the device and users are identified to transmit safe messages.


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