Low-energy security: Limits and opportunities in the internet of things

Wade Trappe, Richard Howard, Robert S. Moore

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Many new 'networkable' devices, which constitute the Internet of Things, are low energy and lightweight. These devices must devote most of their available energy and computation to executing core application functionality, making the task of affordably supporting security and privacy quite challenging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14-21
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


  • IoT security
  • low-power design
  • privacy
  • security
  • security and privacy protection


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