Wireless access control benefits facility operators and occupants

By Lorenzo Amicucci May 25, 2022

Wireless access control is rapidly becoming a key defense across commercial, industrial, residential, government, and military verticals in an age where security is the top priority for facility managers and safety departments. The use of wireless technology enables systems that determine who can and can’t go into restricted areas to become far more sophisticated and effective.

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Topics: Bluetooth Low Energy, access control

Multi-Factor Authentication for IoT

By Get Connected Blog November 25, 2020

Applying multi-factor authentication to connected devices is tricky, but it can and should be done, especially on the administrative side of things.

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Topics: access control

Why TrustZone Matters for IoT

By John Leonard January 23, 2019

IoT security remains the hot topic of the day. While discussions continue about the bigger picture, Arm TrustZone is a compelling technology for architected security at arguably the most vulnerable point in the chain, the ‘thing’ itself.

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Topics: Bluetooth Low Energy, access control

Key-based security for home automation

By Pål Kastnes November 28, 2018

Authenticating and securing IoT devices for the smart home requires complex algorithms to do the job without compromising the user’s data. We take a look at how to enable efficient security using symmetric and asymmetric encryption algorithms.

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Topics: smart home, access control

Cool stuff: Bluetooth smart locks

By Get Connected Blog July 19, 2016

In this series, we present some of the most exciting IoT products launched or in development. Let us inspire you on how the Internet of Things can benefit your business. This month we return to the exciting world of home automation to look at Bluetooth® smart locks.

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Topics: cellular IoT, Bluetooth Low Energy, access control

Home Automation Security: Why secure solutions are essential for IoT

By Pål Kastnes May 10, 2016



Although home automation was one of the first implementations of Internet of Things (IOT), it’s still maturing. Automating everyday tasks and increasing home efficiency are major advantages of home automation, but security concerns must be addressed.

The market has plenty of room to grow. According to Researchandmarkets.com, the global DIY home automation market is expected to reach USD 21.30 billion by 2020.

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Topics: smart home, Bluetooth Low Energy, access control

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