Advanced IoT Testbed

Our state of the art IoT Testbed is instrumental to a number of research projects, government regulation reports, TV documentaries, and independent investigations into the security and privacy of smart devices. The testbed consists of over 140 various consumer IoT devices, state of the art network and device performance monitoring (through BatteryLab), and various automation techniques. Through close collaboration with friends at Northeastern University, We also make our testbed configuration and publications' datasets available to researchers worldside. Please see below for specific articles, papers, and datasets. We also make various IoT device signatures and destination lists available through the IoTrim ProjectOur team has won one of the TOP 10 spots in the Telekom Challenge Development Stream. We are receiving a generous gift to develop IoTrim. Stay tuned for more news!


  • Oliver Thompson, Anna Maria Mandalari, Hamed Haddadi, “Rapid IoT Device Identification at the Edge”, 2nd Workshop on Distributed Machine Learning (DistributedML 2021), co-located with CoNEXT 2021, December 7-10, 2021, Munich, Germany. (Paper available on ArXiv)
  • Anna Maria Mandalari, Daniel J. Dubois, Roman Kolcun, Muhammad Talha Paracha, Hamed Haddadi, David Choffnes, “Blocking without Breaking: Identification and Mitigation of Non-Essential IoT Traffic”, in 21st Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS 2021), July 12–16, 2021, On the Internet. (Paper and code available on IoTrim)
  • Said Jawad Saidi, Anna Maria Mandalari, Roman Kolcun, Hamed Haddadi, Daniel J. Dubois, David Choffnes, Georgios Smaragdakis, Anja Feldmann, “A Haystack Full of Needles: Scalable Detection of IoT Devices in the Wild”, in ACM Internet Measurement Conference 2020, October 2020, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. (Paper and data available)

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