October 14-16, 2014
Please join us in congratulating the first Internet of Things (IoT) Security Grand Challenge Winners!
Four overall winners, representing some of the most innovative approaches were seleted. Each winner was awarded $75,000.
Aircloak & MPI-SWS
Proposal: Anonymized analytics through cloaking
Project Leaders: Felix Bauer (Aircloak) and Paul Francis (Max Planck Institute for Software Systems)
Cornell Tech & Rice University
(New York, United States)
Proposal: Physical proof-of-presence protocols (P4) for transient connections in the IoT
Project Leaders: Ari Juels (Cornell Tech) and Farinaz Koushanfar (Rice University)
Team Member: Dr. Eva Dyer (Rice University)
Proposal: Context-aware blockchain naming, discovery, authentication
Project Leaders: Ivan Klimek and Matteo Signorini
Carnegie Mellon University
Proposal: Dynamically controlling IoT privacy risks and trade-offs with fog mediation
Project Leaders: Patrick Tague
Team Member: Emmanuel Owusu
The IoT Security Grand Challenge is a global, industry-wide initiative which brings the security community together to address securing IoT. Since its inception on February 17, 2014, the Security Grand Challenge generated more than 100 entries from leading universities, businesses, startups and entrepreneurs. Proposals focused on malware defense, security credential management, and privacy protection for innovative solutions to secure the Internet of Things. Six finalists were selected during the semi-finals held on June 17. After an extensive review by experts from the Cisco security group, four overall winner were selected.