An Overview of Iot Architecture Security Issues and Countermeasures

Walla Khalaifat *

College of Information Technology, University of Bahrain, Bahrain.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The Internet of Things (IoT) has revolutionized the way we interact with our surroundings. As the number of IoT devices continues to increase, along with limited resources and diverse technologies, the risk of security attacks increases. Therefore, it is important to integrate security measures throughout the development process and system architecture. However, it is crucial to continually assess and update security measures to avoid emerging threats and ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of IoT systems. This study aims to explore security issues in the IoT, highlighting the associated challenges. It examines various threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities that arise within a three-layer architecture and discusses potential solutions to enhance security in each layer. By addressing these concerns, it is possible to establish a secure and reliable foundation for expanding IoT systems.

Keywords: Internet of things, security issues, attacks, countermeasures, layer architecture, privacy

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Khalaifat , W. (2024). An Overview of Iot Architecture Security Issues and Countermeasures. Asian Journal of Research in Computer Science, 17(4), 1–18.


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