IoT security

Thales Unveils Scalable IoT SAFE Solution with Telstra, Microsoft, and Arduino

Thales Unveils Scalable IoT SAFE Solution with Telstra, Microsoft, and Arduino

Thales has teamed up with a trio of other companies to develop a new IoT security solution. The company’s IoT SAFE application is compliant with the GSMA’s latest IoT SAFE requirements, and was developed in collaboration with Telstra, Microsoft, and Arduino. The application itself was built to establish a trusted line of communication between the…

Monnit Releases New Data Security Solution for IoT Devices

Monnit Releases New Data Security Solution for IoT Devices

The Monnit Corporation has released a new data authentication platform designed specifically for low-power wireless sensors in IoT devices. The platform has been dubbed SensorPrints, and it essentially creates a unique fingerprint for each device connected to the network. SensorPrints utilizes 256-bit SHA3 authentication to ensure the integrity of data at every stage of its…

Google to Make 2FA Mandatory for Nest Users

Google to Make 2FA Mandatory for Nest Users

Google has announced that users of its Nest products will soon be required to activate two-factor authentication for their accounts, stepping up security in Google’s part of the Internet of Things ecosystem. 2FA has already been available to users of Google’s Nest smart devices, which include things like speakers, smoke detectors, and thermostats. But, as…

Researchers Warn of Security Flaw in Philips Hue Smart Bulbs

Researchers Warn of Security Flaw in Philips Hue Smart Bulbs

A team of researchers from software company Check Point have released a report that highlights a potential security flaw in the Philips Hue smart bulbs. The report, released last week, shows how a team of researchers working with the help of the Check Point Institute for Information Security (CPIIS) in Tel Aviv University were able to hack…

Trustonic Provides IoT Security for OPTOLANE’s New Smart Medical Device

Trustonic Provides IoT Security for OPTOLANE’s New Smart Medical Device

Trustonic has found another customer for its Trustonic Secured Platform for IoT devices. The company has announced that the medical equipment company OPTOLANE will be using the platform to secure its new LOAA (Lab on an Array) Analyzer. The LOAA Analyzer is a connected medical device that uses in vitro diagnostic tech (IVD) to evaluate…

NEC Enhances NeoFace Security with BlackRidge Tech

NEC Enhances NeoFace Security with BlackRidge Tech

NEC Asia Pacific has teamed up with a US-based network security firm to help shore up the defenses of its smart city platform. The company has signed on as a reseller of BlackRidge’s cybersecurity solutions, with a focus on the latter’s TAC Identity Device. TAC-ID is a two-port, in-line network device that is designed to…

Casio Secures New PRO TREK Smartwatch with Trustonic Technology

Casio Secures New PRO TREK Smartwatch with Trustonic Technology

Casio has turned to Trustonic to safeguard its latest smartwatch. Built specifically for athletes and outdoor adventurers, the Casio PRO TREK Smart WSD-F21HR debuted in August and integrates the Trustonic Secured Platform for additional IoT security. The PRO TREK comes with a slew of fitness-oriented features, including a GPS, offline maps, and a heartrate monitor.…

RSA and Silverfort Collaborate on IoT Authentication

RSA and Silverfort Collaborate on IoT Authentication

“… SecurID authentication solutions like biometrics and push notifications can now be extended to the kinds of vulnerable IT infrastructure that Silverfort seeks to secure.” A new collaboration between RSA and Silverfort is poised to help extend biometric security to the Internet of Things. The latter specializes in delivering authentication solutions to parts of a…

China-based TV Maker Banks on R&D of Facial Recognition, AI, IoT Tech

China-based TV Maker Banks on R&D of Facial Recognition, AI, IoT Tech

Facial recognition and related Artificial Intelligence-driven technologies are going to play an increasingly important role in consumer TVs, suggests TCL Electronics’ latest corporate update. The China-based electronics maker offers a range of products, from mobile phones to washing machines, but it is perhaps best known internationally for its competitively priced TVs. This business area continues…

IoT Botnet Targets Android Smart TVs and Set-Top Boxes

IoT Botnet Targets Android Smart TVs and Set-Top Boxes

The device security company WootCloud has uncovered an IoT botnet that targets Android set-top boxes and TVs. Dubbed “Ares”, the botnet specifically takes advantage of the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) infrastructure, which is a communications component that allows for the remote management of Android devices. WootCloud was able to discover the botnet with the help…

Senators Raise Concerns About Smart Car Security

Senators Raise Concerns About Smart Car Security

Two US senators have expressed concern about the vulnerabilities of connected cars, writing a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to ask if the agency is aware of the threat of malware attacks and how it plans to respond. Written by Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Ed Markey (D-MA), the letter arrives in…

Fujitsu’s RunMyProcess IoT Platform Secured by ImageWare Biometrics

Fujitsu’s RunMyProcess IoT Platform Secured by ImageWare Biometrics

Fujitsu is safeguarding its RunMyProcess Digital Suite with biometric authentication technology from ImageWare Systems. RunMyProcess is an enterprise-level cloud platform that can be used to develop a range of applications for different IoT devices. ImageWare’s IoT DNA Security, meanwhile, will help protect the data on those devices in addition to the devices themselves. The partnership…

IXDen Launches MFA Platform for IoT Devices

IXDen Launches MFA Platform for IoT Devices

Israel’s IXDen is releasing a new software solution that will allow customers to protect a range of IoT devices with post-password authentication. Dubbed IXDen Smart Homes, the platform can be installed on virtually any smart device – including smart thermostats, smart routers, and smart cameras – securing them with multi-factor authentication that guards against cyberattacks…

HID Global Partners with Device Authority for Enterprise IoT Security

HID Global Partners with Device Authority for Enterprise IoT Security

HID Global is teaming up with Device Authority to make it easier for enterprises to secure and manage a large number of IoT devices. The new partnership will blend Device Authority’s KeyScaler platform with HID Global’s award-winning IdenTrust digital certificate solution. IdenTrust creates identity-based digital certificates that an be used to secure any device connected…

Biometric Authentication is Vital for Future of IoT Security: IDEX

Biometric Authentication is Vital for Future of IoT Security: IDEX

The Internet of Things will allow us to share more information at faster speeds on whatever device happens to be most convenient at the time. However, that convenience also comes with risk. When everything is connected to the internet, the security of the network is only as strong as its weakest link. Sure, your smartphone…

IDEMIA and Capgemini Join Forces for New IoT Device Management Platform

IDEMIA and Capgemini Join Forces for New IoT Device Management Platform

IDEMIA has announced plans to build a secure management platform for IoT devices in conjunction with Capgemini. The new solution will blend Capgemini’s existing X-IoT device management platform with IDEMIA’s M-TRUST digital security system. “The foundation of industrial analytics and AI is connectivity coupled with security,” said Jean-Pierre Petit, Capgemini’s Director of Digital Manufacturing. “Capgemini’s…

IT, Business Leaders Still Calling for IoT Security Regulations: Survey

IT, Business Leaders Still Calling for IoT Security Regulations: Survey

New research from Gemalto is highlighting the security risks associated with the Internet of Things, and raising a call for government intervention to help protect businesses. Reporting on the results of surveys of 950 IT and business executives, Gemalto has concluded that only about half – that is, 48 percent – of businesses are actually…

BlackBerry Upgrades Enterprise IoT Platform

BlackBerry Upgrades Enterprise IoT Platform

“…perhaps the most important new feature of the BlackBerry Spark platform is ‘Spark Intelligent Security’, a continuous authentication system designed to leverage a range of data including ‘geographic location, biometrics, time, and usage,’ according to a statement from BlackBerry.” BlackBerry is seeking to extend its presence in the web of the Internet of Things with…

NXP Announces Security Chip for Google’s IoT Cloud Service

NXP Announces Security Chip for Google’s IoT Cloud Service

NXP Semiconductors has announced a new security solution for the Internet of Things. Dubbed the “A71CH”, it’s an authentication chip designed for integration into IoT devices, in which it will sign a secure token for validation by Google’s Cloud IoT Core networking service. The device’s credentials are “pre-injected” into the authentication solution, while public keys…