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Efficient Key Management System Based Lightweight Devices in IoT

T. Chindrella Priyadharshini1,*, D. Mohana Geetha2

1 Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, 600025, India
2 Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, 641008, India

* Corresponding Author: T. Chindrella Priyadharshini. Email: email

Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing 2022, 31(3), 1793-1808.


The Internet of Things (IoT) has changed our lives significantly. Although IoT provides new opportunities, security remains a key concern while providing various services. Existing research methodologies try to solve the security and time-consuming problem also exists. To solve those problems, this paper proposed a Hashed Advanced Encryption Standard (HAES) algorithm based efficient key management system for internet-based lightweight devices in IoT networks. The proposed method is mainly divided into two phases namely Data Owner (DO) and Data User (DU) phase. The DO phase consists of two processes namely authentication and secure data uploading. In authentication, the registration process consists of three phases namely KGC, SCC and DVC. In Key Generation Center (KGC), the device ID is converted into a 128-bit hash key using the Point on Curve based Fowler–Noll–Vo (PoC-FNV) algorithm. In DVC, the Data Access Policy (DAP) is created by using the selected attributes which is in turn selected by using the Chen Chaotic Chimp Optimization Algorithm(CCCOA). Thus, the authentication information is stored in the blockchain. If the person is an authorized, then the data is securely stored and uploaded into the cloud server using HAES. In the DU phase, the DU sends the data access request to the blockchain then the blockchain forwards the request to the DO, if the DO accepts the request then the DU obtains the data by using the DAP. Finally, the performance of the proposed method is compared with the existing methods and attains better result than the existing research methodologies.


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T. Chindrella Priyadharshini and D. Mohana Geetha, "Efficient key management system based lightweight devices in iot," Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, vol. 31, no.3, pp. 1793–1808, 2022.


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