Security implications of cyberphysical flow-based microfluidic biochips

Jack Tang, Mohamed Ibrahim, Krishnendu Chakrabarty, Ramesh Karri

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Abstract

Flow-based microfluidic biochips are revolutionizing biochemical research by automating complex protocols and reducing sample and reagent consumption. Integration of these biochips with sensors, actuators, and intelligent control have compounded these benefits while increasing reliability. And, many flow-based platforms have successfully transitioned to the marketplace, demonstrating their utility through several recent scientific publications. However, these microfluidic technologies and platforms have unintended security and trust implications that threaten their continued success. We survey cyberphysical flow-based microfluidic platforms and perform a security assessment. We then describe an attack on digital polymerase chain reactions and how such attacks undermine research integrity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2017 IEEE 26th Asian Test Symposium, ATS 2017
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages110-115
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781538624364
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 24 2018
Event26th IEEE Asian Test Symposium, ATS 2017 - Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
Duration: Nov 27 2017Nov 30 2017

Other

Other26th IEEE Asian Test Symposium, ATS 2017
CountryTaiwan, Province of China
CityTaipei
Period11/27/1711/30/17

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Biochips
Microfluidics
Intelligent control
Polymerase chain reaction
Actuators
Sensors

Keywords

  • Biochips
  • Cyberphysical systems
  • Microfluidics
  • Security
  • Trust

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Tang, J., Ibrahim, M., Chakrabarty, K., & Karri, R. (2018). Security implications of cyberphysical flow-based microfluidic biochips. In Proceedings - 2017 IEEE 26th Asian Test Symposium, ATS 2017 (pp. 110-115). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/ATS.2017.32

Security implications of cyberphysical flow-based microfluidic biochips. / Tang, Jack; Ibrahim, Mohamed; Chakrabarty, Krishnendu; Karri, Ramesh.

Proceedings - 2017 IEEE 26th Asian Test Symposium, ATS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 2018. p. 110-115.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tang, J, Ibrahim, M, Chakrabarty, K & Karri, R 2018, Security implications of cyberphysical flow-based microfluidic biochips. in Proceedings - 2017 IEEE 26th Asian Test Symposium, ATS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 110-115, 26th IEEE Asian Test Symposium, ATS 2017, Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China, 11/27/17. https://doi.org/10.1109/ATS.2017.32
Tang J, Ibrahim M, Chakrabarty K, Karri R. Security implications of cyberphysical flow-based microfluidic biochips. In Proceedings - 2017 IEEE 26th Asian Test Symposium, ATS 2017. IEEE Computer Society. 2018. p. 110-115 https://doi.org/10.1109/ATS.2017.32
Tang, Jack ; Ibrahim, Mohamed ; Chakrabarty, Krishnendu ; Karri, Ramesh. / Security implications of cyberphysical flow-based microfluidic biochips. Proceedings - 2017 IEEE 26th Asian Test Symposium, ATS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 2018. pp. 110-115
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