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Challenges in Smart Object Security: too many layers, not enough ram

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Last updated: 2012-08-10 (latest revision 2012-02-07)
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This is a position paper for the pre-IETF83 Workshop on Smart Object Security. The author contends that layer-2 security solutions are not only in-adequate, but may in fact be harmful when deployed into smart object systems. While layer-2 security services may be valuable, they must be channel bound up to the layer-7 application layer.


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