Identity Management in M2M Networks

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor
dc.contributor.author Butkus, Pranas
dc.date.accessioned 2014-08-29T06:51:05Z
dc.date.available 2014-08-29T06:51:05Z
dc.date.issued 2014-08-21
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/13875
dc.description.abstract Evolving communication technologies stimulate a rapid growth in utilisation of communication-capable devices and therefore amount of transmitted data. This imposes new requirements for automatic device and data management necessary for successful exploitation of new opportunities. Unfortunately, currently developed systems, including Internet of Things and Machine-to-Machine communications, mainly focus on industrial applications that involve fixed users, proprietary environments as well as ad-hoc devices and things, whereas regular users along with possibilities and challenges created by growing sets of personal user equipment remain ignored. This thesis addresses the defined problem by analysing currently developed and utilised communication technologies and identity management systems as well as proposing an advanced identity management system that considers user-related needs and enables user-aware automatic device-to-device communications. Our system is unique compared to other automatic communication systems in that it enables global communication of devices owned or used by different parties and supports dynamic connection and relationship establishment based on data administered in a sophisticated identity management infrastructure. Unlike existing identity management mechanisms, our system extends the notion of an identified and authenticated entity to a combination of both user and device. Furthermore, the system introduces an original Single Device Sign-On feature that simplifies user login procedure when accessing a service with multiple devices. As a consequence, this thesis suggests a new direction for evolution of communication technologies as well as user-targeted Internet-based services and applications. en
dc.format.extent 99
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Identity Management in M2M Networks en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö en
dc.contributor.school Perustieteiden korkeakoulu fi
dc.subject.keyword identity management en
dc.subject.keyword device communication en
dc.subject.keyword user-oriented communication en
dc.subject.keyword multiple device authentication en
dc.subject.keyword single device sign-on en
dc.subject.keyword cloud en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201408292526
dc.programme.major Security and Mobile Computing fi
dc.programme.mcode T3011 fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.supervisor van Do, Thanh
dc.contributor.supervisor Nurminen, Jukka K.
dc.programme Master's Degree Programme in Security and Mobile Computing (NordSecMob) fi


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