Security in Home Automation

  • Esmeralda Kadëna Obuda University, Doctoral School on Safety and Security Sciences
Keywords: Home Automation, Security, Z-Wave protocol


Nowadays we live in the era where technology is smarter than ever. The newest devices and applications simplify tasks, make better use of resources and transform the way we live. As a consequence the world around us is rapidly changing. Smart home is a reality due to innovation in wireless connectivity and the protocols that allow devices to talk to each other.  But with “The peace of mind” comes a critical point which is about security. Z-Wave protocol is the most widely used and the main reason is because of its security level. But is really this protocol secure enough? In this work are demonstrated the main security risks for a Home Automation system and how secure are the consumers while using these smart technologies.


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