TREs and the IoT – Enabling a Trusted Connected Future

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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

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

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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

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

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

Securing the Internet of Things – Part 3

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This article by Calum McClelland - Director of Business Development at Leverege - was originally posted on IoT For All. You can find Calum on Medium, Twitter, and LinkedIn. In Securing the Internet of Things Pt. 1, we saw that security is an absolutely critical component of any IoT system. Without proper security, vulnerable devices can

Securing the Internet of Things – Part 1

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This article by Calum McClelland - Director of Business Development at Leverege - was originally posted on IoT For All. You can find Calum on Medium, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Security Needs to Fit Everywhere in IoT To date, security hasn’t been a priority in the Internet of Things. Instead of being viewed as an integral part of