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Soft MUD: Implementing Manufacturer Usage Descriptions on OpenFlow SDN Switches

Published

Author(s)

Mudumbai Ranganathan

Abstract

Manufacturer Usage Descriptions are generalized network Access Control Lists (ACL) that allow manufacturers to declare intended communication patterns for devices (Things). MUD-enabled Things are restricted to only communicate in the manner intended by the manufacturer – thus reducing their potential to launch network DDoS attacks. We present a scalable implementation of the MUD standard on OpenFlow SDN-enabled switches.
Proceedings Title
ThinkMind
Conference Dates
March 25-29, 2019
Conference Location
Valencia, -1
Conference Title
International Conference on Networks (ICN)

Keywords

Internet Of Things Security, IOT, MUD, Network Access Control

Citation

Ranganathan, M. (2019), Soft MUD: Implementing Manufacturer Usage Descriptions on OpenFlow SDN Switches, ThinkMind, Valencia, -1, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=927289 (Accessed July 24, 2021)
Created March 25, 2019, Updated March 20, 2019