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: security

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: security

Authentication 101: A Question of Trust

By Ken Lam August 15, 2018

Establishing the true identity of the other party is a fundamental security principle for IoT developers. Let’s take a dive into the basics.

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Topics: security, authentication

How to hack a casino

By Petter Myhre May 16, 2018

Another high-profile IoT security breach has hit the headlines as hackers used a connected fish tank to steal data from a North American casino. What lessons can we learn?

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Topics: security

IoT Security: It’s time to talk

By Pål Kastnes April 18, 2018

As the number of connected devices continues to soar, IoT security threats become ever more important. Let’s look at the security fundamentals for IoT.

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Topics: security

BlueBorne: Lessons learned

By Get Connected Blog November 29, 2017

Now that the dust has settled a little on BlueBorne, we take a look at how it came to be, its impact, and whether Nordic Semiconductor customers should be concerned. Read on for the full story.

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Topics: security

Security for smart homes

By Pål Kastnes July 26, 2017

Simplifying our lives and saving time is becoming increasingly important in the modern home. In the rush to connect everything, it’s important we don’t forget to focus on the most vital piece of the puzzle: security.

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Topics: security

Could Governments spy on the Internet of Things?

By Get Connected Blog July 26, 2016

The recent leaks from Edward Snowden made it clear that security agencies around the world have theoretical access to most major software, hardware and firmware already. Could future governments set their sights on connected IoT devices such as biomedical implants?

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Topics: security

Beware of botnets in the connected world

By Get Connected Blog July 12, 2016

It sounds like the plot of a bad sci-fi horror B-movie but ‘When Fridges Attack’ is now a real concern on the Internet of Things. Security researchers have uncovered a huge botnet – a hacked network using computers remotely to send out spam – of over 100,000 devices.

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Topics: security, IoT

Wearable Product Security: What you need to know

By John Leonard June 7, 2016

Today’s consumers have a great appetite for the hottest new gadgets. New wearables and smartphones sell quickly, in huge numbers. They also collect huge amounts of data about users, such as where they’ve been and what they’ve been doing. But there are increasing concerns about the security of all of this data. Who has access to it, and how will it be used?

Security issues should always be taken seriously. Your company can incur serious damage by ignoring laws relating to security or failing to deal with issues that come to light. Not only will it damage the reputation of your brand, you may also face costs from returns, chargebacks and falling sales or even legal action and fines.

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Topics: wearables, security

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