Identity Management in IoT Clouds: a FIWARE Case of Study

TitleIdentity Management in IoT Clouds: a FIWARE Case of Study
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference2015
AuthorsBarreto, L., A. Celesti, M. Villari, M. Fazio, and A. Puliafito
Conference Name2015 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS) - 1st Workshop on Security and Privacy in the Cloud (SPC 2015)
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Conference LocationFlorence, Italy, September 30th, 2015
Other NumbersIEEE catalog number: CFP15CNM-ART
Keywordsauthentication, cloud computing, FIWARE, Internet of Things, security

Nowadays, the combination between Cloud computing and Internet of Things (IoT) is pursuing new levels of efficiency in delivering services, representing a tempting business opportunity for ICT operators of increasing their revenues. However, security is seen as one of the major factors that slows down the rapid and large scale adoption and deployment of both the IoT and Cloud computing. 
In this paper, considering such an IoT Cloud scenario, we present an authentication model that allow IoT devices to join IoT Clouds and users to access the system. Moreover, we discuss the issues involved in applying our authentication models in a real IoT Cloud based on the FIWARE technology.