IoTSF Champion Award is Back in 2021 and Open for Applications

We're delighted to announce that applications for the prestigious IoT Security Foundation's Champion Award are now open and we're inviting you to apply. What's the award for? The IoT Security Foundation Champion Award celebrates exemplars of the security-minded organisations as part of its mission to ‘make it safe to connect’. Who can apply? OPEN

TREs and the IoT – Enabling a Trusted Connected Future

Trusted Connectivity Alliance (TCA) and IoT Security Foundation share a common vision: to secure the IoT and drive sustained growth through trusted connectivity. In this article, Claus Dietze, Chair of the TCA Board, explains how Tamper Resistant Elements (TRE) can help the IoT achieve its potential. The IoT landscape is notoriously under-secured. In

CALL FOR PAPERS LAUNCHED: IoTSF Virtual Conference 2021

The IoT Security Foundation is delighted to announce the launch its 7th Annual IoT Security Conference. 2020 presented us with an opportunity to deliver a virtual IoTSF conference to an international audience of members and stakeholders, this was so well received that we will deliver the 2021 conference virtually to bring

President Biden’s Executive Order on Improving U.S. Cybersecurity

If you think your software is secure, get ready to prove it. This is a guest blog authored by Eric Greenwald, General Counsel at Finite State, and Matt Wyckhouse, Founder and CEO at Finite State A perspective on President Biden’s Executive Order on Improving U.S. cybersecurity. President Joe Biden has just released an Executive

UK Government Update on Plans for Consumer IoT Security Regulation

April 21, 2021 Today, UK's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published its response to the Secure by Design call for views in its quest to change the law to make ‘smart’ products - like televisions, cameras and household appliances that connect to the Internet - more secure for consumers to use. The

IoTSF ManySecured Special Interest Group

With the support of the ManySecured project partners, the  IoT Security Foundation has created a Special Interest Group (SIG) to facilitate Interoperable Security through Collaboration with stakeholders in the IoT ecosystem value chain. The aims of the SIG are: Produce Best Practice recommendations in the areas of Gateway Foundations, Secure Comms, Update Management, Network

Introducing Crypto Quantique

As a new member of the IoT Security Foundation, we asked the CEO of Crypto Quantique, Dr Shahram Mossayebi, to tell us how they are offering silicon vendors a unique hardware IP solution and complementary software platform to solve a number of security challenges including scalability, identity and cost An economical approach to creating

The IoT Security Foundation and FIDO Alliance Announce Collaboration to Eliminate Passwords in IoT

MOU signed to promote Simpler and Stronger Authentication to improve cybersecurity Release Date: January 5th 2021 Today, the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF) and FIDO Alliance announced that they are collaborating to improve the status of IoT security. The main aims of the collaboration are to raise awareness on the limitations of passwords for IoT

Expanding the view of consumer vulnerability disclosure practice

Vendors must do better when it comes to vulnerability disclosure Now in its third year, IoTSF's latest research report on Consumer Vulnerability Disclosure continues to shine a light on the poor performance of industry on the basic practice of vulnerability disclosure. Whilst incremental gains have been made, they are small and not worthy of

IoT Security Foundation launches co-ordinated vulnerability disclosure platform for IoT industry

VulnerableThings.com helps vendors prepare for IoT security regulations and assist security researchers with vulnerability reporting Date: 19 October 2020 An online platform designed to help IoT vendors receive, assess, manage and mitigate vulnerability reports has been launched by the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF). VulnerableThings.com aims to simplify the reporting