IoT devices captures



This dataset was used for experiments regarding IoT device-type identification in the IEEE ICDCS 2017 publication "IoT SENTINEL: Automated Device-Type Identification for Security Enforcement in IoT" (
It represents the traffic emitted during the setup of 31 smart home IoT devices of 27 different types (4 types are represented by 2 devices each). Each setup was repeated at least 20 times per device-type.
Each directory contains several pcap files, each representing a setup of the given device directory. Files are named Setup-X-Y-STA.pcap where X is the person realizing the setup and Y is the sequence number of the given capture. The file _iotdevice-mac.txt contains the MAC address of the considered IoT device.

Please refer to the following publication when citing this dataset:
Markus Miettinen, Samuel Marchal, Ibbad Hafeez, N. Asokan, Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, Sasu Tarkoma, “IoT Sentinel: Automated Device-Type Identification for Security Enforcement in IoT,” in Proc. 37th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2017), Jun. 2017.
Date made available3 Apr 2017
PublisherAalto University School of Science
Date of data production2016

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