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A Review of Prospects and Challenges of Internet of Things

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Osman Yakubu, Osei Adjei, Narendra Babu C.

Osman Yakubu, Osei Adjei and Narendra Babu C.. Article: A Review of Prospects and Challenges of Internet of Things. International Journal of Computer Applications 139(10):33-39, April 2016. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

	author = {Osman Yakubu and Osei Adjei and Narendra Babu C.},
	title = {Article: A Review of Prospects and Challenges of Internet of Things},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {139},
	number = {10},
	pages = {33-39},
	month = {April},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}


The Internet of Things (IoT) connects physical objects such as baby monitors, cars, tablet computers, fridges through the internet and they are equipped with capabilities to communicate with each other. They exchange information about themselves and their surroundings and provide improved efficiencies for the benefit of users. The future Internet is an emerging world of highly networked smart items that will be able to independently communicate with each other with little or no human intervention as the world moves into the era of smart phones, smart homes, smart offices, smart vehicles, smart classrooms, smart factories to smart everything. As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow security including new attack vectors, new vulnerabilities, and perhaps most concerning of all, a vastly increased ability to use remote access to cause physical destruction becomes a major concern. In this paper we seek to explain what the Internet of Things is, its future impact, challenges and how Digital Forensics Technology can be used to get evidence to prosecute offenders in the law court.


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