The livestock sector contributes to agricultural development, poverty reduction, and food security globally. The digitization of the supply chain entails cost savings and improved flexibility, both of which are essential ingredients for boosting resilience in the world food chains. Recently, microservice architectures are becoming popular alternatives to existing software development paradigms, particularly for developing complex and distributed applications. Microservices and supply chains are built upon the enabling technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), including the Internet of Things (IoT). However, integrating supply chain infrastructure with IoT and microservices can create a new set of security threats that can defeat this objective without adequate awareness and countermeasures. This study presents an overview of current and potential threats to data-sharing systems in the smart dairy and livestock industries. This paper presents a multi-layered microservices architecture, which emphasizes the importance of communications across layers and multiple bridgeheads. Afterwards, it describes the security aspects of microservices architecture, the threats to data-sharing systems, and the link between attacks and security. Finally, this paper identifies areas that need further study to improve security requirements for IoT microservices in the supply chain and data sharing systems.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Information Networking and Applications
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 36th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications AINA-2022 (AINA-2022), Volume 3
EditorsLeonard Barolli, Farookh Hussain, Tomoya Enokido
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9783030996192
ISBN (Print)9783030996185
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2022
Event36th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2022) - University of Technology Sydney (Online conference), Sydney, Australia
Duration: 13 Apr 202215 Apr 2022
http://voyager.ce.fit.ac.jp/conf/aina/2022/ (Conference website)
http://voyager.ce.fit.ac.jp/conf/aina/2022/Aina-2022-full-program.pdf (Program)
https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-99619-2 (Proceedings)
https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/bfm%3A978-3-030-99619-2%2F1 (Front matter)

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Networks and Systems
Volume451 LNNS
ISSN (Print)2367-3370
ISSN (Electronic)2367-3389


Conference36th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2022)
OtherThe International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2022) will be held at University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Sydney, Australia, April 13 - 15, 2022. This is the 36-th edition of AINA. The conference covers theory, design and application of computer networks and distributed computing and information systems. Aside from the regular presentations, the conference will include keynote addresses with speakers from both industry and academia.
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