Efficient RBAC based on Block Chain for Entities in Smart Factory

스마트 팩토리 엔터티를 위한 블록체인 기반의 효율적인 역할기반 접근제어

  • Lee, YongJoo (Dept of Computer Science, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Lee, Sang-Ho (Dept of Computer Science, Chungbuk National University)
  • 이용주 (충북대학교 전자계산학과) ;
  • 이상호 (충북대학교 전자계산학과)
  • Received : 2018.05.30
  • Accepted : 2018.07.20
  • Published : 2018.07.28


The key technology of Industry 4.0, Smart factory is evaluated as the driving force of our economic development hereafter and a lot of researches have been established. Various entities including devices, products and managers exist in smart factory, but roles of these entities may be continuous or variable and can become extinct not long after. Existing methods for access control are not suitable to adapt to the variable environment. If we don't consider certain security level, important industrial data can be the targets of attacks. We need a new access control method satisfying desired level of efficiency and security without excessive system loads. In this paper, we propose a new RBAC-PAC which extend AC defined for PKC to the authority attribute of roles. We distribute PACs for roles through block chain method to provide the efficient access control. We verified that RBAC-PAC is more efficient in the smart factory with large number of entities which need a frequent permission update.


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