People worldwide are discovering the convenience of having the power of the internet within reach and smartwatches and all kinds of activity trackers have become very popular. These wearable technologies can be used to control your Internet of Things (IoT) devices, such as air conditioning systems, healthcare appliances, surveillance cameras, refrigerators, and a great deal […]
The first physical plenary meeting of the SIFIS-Home project consortium took place last week as finally the partners were able to meet in beautiful Turin, Italy. Partners who were not able to join physically, joined the plenary meeting virtually. The main agenda of the consortium meeting was to prepare for the mid-term review taking place […]
Standards development can take time. But depending on the standardization process, there are several potential components that can contribute to the quality and trustworthiness of a security standard, including: a transparent process, different stakeholders, domain competence, a critical mass of security experts, iterations of reviews, implementation feedback, formal verifications, and an open forum for discussion. […]
As part of the research committed in SIFIS Home, we explore the possibility to approach MUD from the opposite direction. As an example, let’s consider a situation where we have an IoT device at hand which does not support MUD.
In order for Internet of Things to function better and more securely, safety, reliability and fault tolerance must be given higher priority already at the design stage.
The first step in our journey to build reliable code starts with the developers and their tools and practices. If you want to provide something trustworthy you have to know yourself, your strengths, and your weakness.
The second plenary meeting was held on the 6th of June as a hybrid meeting; some of the participants participated through Teams and some met face to face. – I am so happy that everything went so smoothly also with the hybrid meeting settings, Andrea Saracino, the Sifis-Home project leader comments. An enthusiastic attitude […]
Privacy invasion is bad, but actual home invasion is even worse. Criminals can easily figure out when the house is empty if they have access to the smart meter readings and plan according to that data.
to be held in conjunction with the 16th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security(ARES 2021 – http://www.ares-conference.eu) August 17 – August 20, 2021 Behavioral features are getting in the last years an increasing attention from both IT research and industrial world. Human behavioral aspects are extremely valuable pieces of information, exploited by companies to […]
Increasing control and trust of Smart Home SIFIS-Home aims at providing a secure-by-design and consistent software framework for improving resilience of Interconnected Smart Home Systems at all stack levels. To this end, the framework enables the development of security, privacy aware and accountable applications, algorithms and services, and makes it possible to detect and dynamically […]