A new book chapter is now in press and appears in a new Wiley book on CPS Security:
Steffen Wendzel, Jernej Tonejc, Jaspreet Kaur and Alexandra Kobekova: Cyber Security of Smart Buildings, in: Security and Privacy in Cyber-Physical
Systems: Foundations and Applications, Chapter 16, Editors: H. Song, G.
Fink, S. Jeschke, G. Rosner, Wiley, in press (2016).
Abstract: This chapter introduces the cyber security of smart buildings and their most rele-
vant communication protocols. We explain the fundamentals of a smart building, in-
cluding their technical components, a brief analysis of their historical developments,
the role of smart buildings in smart cities, and known attack cases on smart build-
ings. Afterwards, we explain the predominant communication protocols of smart
buildings and their security features. The succeeding section covers technical as-
pects of attacks on smart building infastructure, the implications of such attacks, and
reasons for insecure buildings. After these problems were analyzed, solutions for the
protection of automated buildings are discussed. Finally, we cover recent trends in
smart building security research and conclude.
Keywords: Building Automation, BACnet, KNX, EnOcean, ZigBee, Smart Home, Smart Building, Smart City