A Comprehensive Security Model for Internet of Things

  • Ali Syed Department of Computer Science, Bahria University Islamabad
  • Sajjad Hussain Shah Department of Computer Science, Bahria University Islamabad


Internet of Things (IoT) is a network where various devices are interconnected for data communication. Various IoT applications facilitate the users by more convenience, affordable, fast and user friendly services. Due to complex and heterogeneous networks, IoT has suffered with number of security concerns. Researchers have been discussed the security attacks and their solutions without discussing the comprehensive model. This paper presented a comprehensive model for IoT security to address the attacks and their preventions. This paper specifically targeted the security and privacy issues at each layer of IoT. This review is very comprehensive in nature where we focus on to the point contents related to security in IoT. The proposed model provides more clear and understandable situation in IoT networks and best for authentication, intrusion detection and risk assessment.