Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

7-2016

Abstract

Current host-centric Internet Protocol (IP) networks are facing unprecedented challenges, such as network attacks and the exhaustion of IP addresses. Motivated by emerging demands for security, mobility, and distributed networking, many research projects have been initiated to design the future Internet from a clean slate. In order to obtain a thorough knowledge of security in future Internet architecture, we review a number of well-known projects, including named data networking, Content Aware Searching Retrieval and sTreaming, MobilityFirst Future Internet Architecture Project (MobilityFirst), eXpressive Internet Architecture, and scalability, control, and isolation on next-generation network. These projects aim to move away from the traditional host-centric networks and replace them with content-centric, mobility-centric, or service-centric networks. However, different principles and designs also raise various issues on network security. For each project, we describe its architecture design and how it deals with security issues. Furthermore, we compare these projects and discuss their pros and cons. Open security issues are pointed out for directing future research.

Keywords

security, NDN, COAST, MobilityFirst, XIA, SCION, future internet

Discipline

Information Security

Research Areas

Cybersecurity

Publication

IEEE Access

Volume

4

First Page

4374

Last Page

4393

ISSN

2169-3536

Identifier

10.1109/ACCESS.2016.2596705

Publisher

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE): OAJ

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Additional URL

http://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2016.2596705

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