Physical Security and Safety of IoT Equipment : A Survey of Recent Advances and Opportunities

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Author(s)

  • Xing Yang
  • Lei Shu
  • Ye Liu
  • Mohamed Amine Ferrag
  • Kai Huang

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Detail(s)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4319-4330
Journal / PublicationIEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
Volume18
Issue number7
Online published7 Jan 2022
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2022

Abstract

The connectivity and intelligence of IoT equipment offer improved services, but several technical challenges have emerged in recent years that hinder the widespread application of IoT, e.g., security and safety. Cyber-security and privacy countermeasures are widely used in IoT equipment, and many studies have been conducted. However, an important aspect that is often overlooked in security literature is IoT equipment's physical security and safety, namely, preventing IoT equipment from vandalism and theft. Therefore, this paper provides an overview of IoT equipment's physical security and safety to draw attention to new research opportunities in this area. Afterward, we discuss, among other aspects, anti-theft and anti-vandalism schemes along with circuit and system design, additional sensing devices, biometry and behavior analysis, and tracking methods. Besides, we summarized the artificial intelligence solutions for the physical security and safety of IoT equipment. Finally, we conclude with four future research opportunities.

Research Area(s)

  • Behavior Analysis, Deep Learning, Internet of Things, Physical Security and Safety

Citation Format(s)

Physical Security and Safety of IoT Equipment : A Survey of Recent Advances and Opportunities. / Yang, Xing; Shu, Lei; Liu, Ye; Hancke, Gerhard Petrus; Ferrag, Mohamed Amine; Huang, Kai.

In: IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 18, No. 7, 22.07.2022, p. 4319-4330.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journalpeer-review