Integration of blockchain technologies into IoT security

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  • The role of wearable connected devices in healthcare is rapidly gaining importance. Collection of data through these smart devices is a key instrument in advancing biomedical research and in tracking of health indicators of an individual. Highly sensitive medical data requires advanced protection mechanisms to maintain data privacy and validation in a resource-efficient manner to protect it from forgery or unauthorized use. Blockchain is one of those technologies that can be used in various forms to improve data privacy. The proposed research suggests a way to implement blockchain in an ecosystem of medical IoT devices to achieve non-repudiation and better protection of collected data. The architecture assumes that all push and pull operations on IoT data are being logged into two blockchains – public and private. The arrangement allows to have protected track of data enquiries and updates to achieve user confidence and non-repudiation.

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    Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International