Title: Utilising blockchain technology to provide safety for smart home networks

Authors: T. Senthil Kumar; Leo John Baptist Andrews; M. Madhini; K. Hemalatha

Addresses: School of Information Technology and Engineering, VIT University, Vellore, India ' Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Botho University, Botswana ' Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, S.A. Engineering College, Chennai, India ' Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Erode, India

Abstract: Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies, and the trading of digital assets were among the first uses for blockchain technology. However, blockchain has many other advantages as well. This paper details the application of blockchain technology to the problem of domestic safety. In order to demonstrate how blockchain technology can be used to secure mobile agents in the IoT, this paper will make use of Ethereum and a smart contract. Malicious mobile agents that attempt to infiltrate internet of things (IoT) systems can be identified through blockchain transactions. The blockchain centre is the central repository for all records, guaranteeing their verifiability and making it impossible to forge them. The outcomes of the evaluations show that the proposed security solutions are superior to the ones currently in use. Our research suggests that the proposed blockchain-enabled solution can enhance smart home security while also allowing for more nuanced user input.

Keywords: artificial intelligence; AI; blockchain; cloud computing; crypto assets; payments; home security; multi-agent systems; community safety; peer-to-peer computing; data sharing.

DOI: 10.1504/IJESDF.2023.133193

International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics, 2023 Vol.15 No.5, pp.532 - 540

Received: 05 Jul 2022
Accepted: 05 Oct 2022

Published online: 01 Sep 2023 *

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