The International Arab Journal of Information Technology (IAJIT)


IoT Security Using AES Encryption Technology based ESP32 Platform

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most important modern technologies that have attracted the most interesting areas of life, whether industrial, academic, or other, in recent years. The main goal is to integrate the physical world with the digital world through a seamless ecosystem, and this constitutes a new era for the Internet. This technology provides high commercial value to enterprises as it provides many opportunities in many applications such as energy, health, and other sectors. However, this technology suffers from many security problems, as it is considered the biggest challenge due to its complex environment and the limited resources of its devices. There is a lot of research to find successful security solutions in IoT, in this research, a proposed solution to secure IoT systems using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) technology is achieved. Some sensors were linked as an example of the Internet of Things. The data is received by the card created and developed by Espressif Systems (ESP32) module, where its encrypted then sends to the internet site through an authorized person to be received from anywhere, and it is also possible to receive it via a published IP which is announced within the internal network of the ESP32 device module. The decryption part is proposed at last to find out the true values of the sensors. The proposed approach shows good secured and balanced results at the end.

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