Lightweight Authentication and Secure Communication Protocol for Smart Home with Blockchain Technology

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Piyawit Khumkrong
Bhoomjit Bhoominath
Fareed Marnleb
Chalee Thammarat
Watanyou Yodthong


Nowadays, smart home technology has been developed and applied widely. Applications includes automatic light on-off and air conditioning control systems where users can send commands to a device gateway or an Internet of Things (IoT) device via smartphones as needed. During the last few years, many research papers have investigated security and authentication protocols. However, it is still lack of consideration for the power constraints of IoT devices. This research paper presents a security and authentication protocol which reduces the use of encryption and hash functions. Therefore, it consumes less power in the operation and, hence, complies with the power limitation of IoT and mobile devices. We also introduce examples of how to use the protocol with blockchain technology.


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P. Khumkrong, B. Bhoominath, F. Marnleb, C. Thammarat, and W. Yodthong, “Lightweight Authentication and Secure Communication Protocol for Smart Home with Blockchain Technology”, JIST, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 21–30, Dec. 2022.
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