Security and Privacy Challenges on IoT and Smart Cities

12 February 2016, 11.00 AM - 12 February 2016, 12.00 PM

Antonio Skarmeta (Univeristy of Murcia)

0.3 Merchant Ventures Building

The extension of the Internet to smart things is estimated to reach 50 to 100 billion devices by 2020, defining the so-called Internet of Things (IoT).  However, the large-scale use of IoT creates the need to address trust and privacy functions adequately. In that sense, the vision of sensors must evolve into an integrated view of smart objects forming part of our personal space, and as being shared, borrowed and, in general, having temporal associations with the users and their personal identities, with these aspects addressed while considering security and privacy rules.

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