IoT Security Foundation Announces New Executive Steering Board Chair and Unveils Enhanced Mission Statement

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Stephen Pattison, VP Public Affairs - ARM, confirmed as Executive Steering Board Chair Release Date: May 30, 2019 The IoT Security Foundation made two announcements today to further support its aim to ‘make it safe to connect’ to the Internet of Things (IoT), enabling the social and economic benefits that IoT offers. Stephen Pattison,

Security By Choice

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By John Moor As we see the application of IoT technologies evolve, it is gratifying to witness the fact that security has become an intrinsic part of the implementation debate. Whilst there are plenty of hacks and vulnerabilities that are still capturing media attention, we have made significant ground in recent times with industry

Take note: UK Government publishes its proposed Code of Practice for Security in Consumer IoT

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March 7th 2018 The UK’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) published its Secure by Design Report today for improving the cyber security of consumer IoT. [www.gov.uk/government/publications/secure-by-design]. Naturally it is a development that we welcome at the Foundation and we have been active contributors through this first consultation occupying positions as industry

The Meltdown and Spectre Brouhaha

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Welcome to 2018, and welcome #Meltdown and #Spectre - a new duo of vulnerabilities which are shaking the security world, and the IoT world, to the very core - the processor core(s) that is. We've been having quite a discussion internally at IoTSF as to the technical nature of the exploits, the impact they

IoT Security Foundation announces update to the IoT Security Compliance Framework

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Also extends best practice guidelines for Connected Consumer Products Release Date: December 5th 2017 The Internet of Things Security Foundation (IoTSF) announced today that it has updated its industry leading IoT Security Compliance Framework to Release 1.1. The Framework was created by security practitioners and aimed at product developers, manufacturers and supply chain managers.

Samsung Joins the IoT Security Foundation Executive Steering Board

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As it encourages all to ‘Build Secure, Buy Secure and Be Secure’ Release Date: December 5th 2017 The Internet of Things Security Foundation (IoTSF) announced today that Madjid Nakhjiri has joined its Executive Steering Board, further strengthening an already impressive line-up. Madjid brings more than 15 years’ experience in security architecture and standards development,

US Senators and IoT Security: Why Proposed Legislation Matters to Device Makers

By C.J.Abate, Director of Marketing, SecureRF In the face of ever-increasing Internet of Things (IoT) security threats, the US government has started efforts to regulate IoT security with a new bill raised in the Senate. Should the bill become law, it will require IoT equipment sold to the government be patchable and meet specific security

Smart Cities – The Emergence of the Cyber Safe Building

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Whilst it is true that good digital security is derived from sound and fundamental principles, it is also true that context is all - no solution exists that satisfies all requirements across all applications. If that were not the case, security (or insecurity) would not be on the top 3 list of issues for IoT