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A Lightweight Remote Mutual Authentication Scheme for Smart Home Environments

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DOI: 10.23977/acss.2022.060106 | Downloads: 21 | Views: 128


Shaomin Zhang 1, Yincai Zhang 1, Baoyi Wang 1


1 School of Control and Computer Engineering, North China Electric Power University, China

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Shaomin Zhang


Based on IoT technology, smart home owners can access smart devices remotely and enjoy convenient and efficient services. However, sensitive data collected by smart devices are vulnerable to attacks such as eavesdropping and impersonation when transmitted over untrusted channels. The security of resource-constrained smart devices is low, and attackers may use the controlled devices to further execute malicious behaviors. In order to solve the above existing security problems, a lightweight remote mutual authentication scheme is designed in this paper, which can be applied in resource-constrained smart home environments. Compared with related schemes, this scheme has lower computation overhead and communication overhead.


smart home, mutual authentication, lightweight, security


Shaomin Zhang, Yincai Zhang and Baoyi Wang, A Lightweight Remote Mutual Authentication Scheme for Smart Home Environments. Advances in Computer, Signals and Systems (2022) Vol. 6: 40-45. DOI:


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