NTT DATA presents Open Innovation Contest 9.0

Enhancing IoT Security

Today there are more connected devices than human beings - by 2020, it is estimated that there will be between 50 and 200 billion connected devices all collecting, relaying and actuating on data. Cybersecurity is the biggest priority in an ever ­connected world. We have seen numerous hacks with disastrous consequences for business and even national governments . We need a common standard to give machines and sensors the ability to communicate and collect data trust­lessly with full transparency, accountability, and responsibility. This is especially critical for Edge devices in manufacturing plants where more and more critical decisions will be made at an industrial scale as the Edge becomes more intelligent and gain a greater decisioning control.

Propose a solution that will address all or some of the weak points in an E2E IoT stack:
(a) Device data origin authenticity
(b) Securely sending data from logger to ledger
(c) Maintaining data securely on a distributed ledger
(d) Sharing sensor data securely