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December 2017

5 Top Things I Learned About IoT in 2017


 
December 20, 2017  |  James Salter

The Internet of Things is a fascinating space to work. Companies involved with making things and supporting their connectivity are certainly in exciting times. They are also in the unenviable position of delivering devices and services that provide value to […]

September 2017

Device Makers, Choose Your Weapon!

September 21, 2017  |  Grant Asplund

There’s a ton of excitement in the embedded industry about IoT devices. From wearables and smart home gadgets to life-saving medical equipment, connected IoT devices are expected to be game-changing for the consumers and enterprises who use them and the companies who manufacture them.

While the rush to market […]

July 2017

The Single Biggest Problem with IoT

July 26, 2017  |  Vaughan Emery

You’ve likely heard of this revolution called the Internet of Things or IoT. It’s already starting to dramatically change the way the world does business even if yours isn’t quite there yet. The economic value driven and human value created by IoT solutions will be enormous. Innovations such […]

June 2017

May 2017

Why DIY is DOA for IoT Security

May 17, 2017  |  Grant Asplund

For years, we in the computing industry have always had a safety net when it comes to securing our devices. In the past, no matter what type of device we acquired, we always could ‘add’ security applications and utilities AFTER we acquired it. We could add anti-virus or […]

March 2017

Break It, Fix It – The case for purpose-built IoT security

March 29, 2017  |  Grant Asplund

Spoiler alert: IoT security can’t be an add-on.

We are at a key inflection point with the new Internet of Things – specifically when and how IoT security is developed and deployed. The cause of this inflection is the vastly different composition, design and intention of today’s secured IoT […]

February 2017

The Best Offense vs Defense for IoT Security

February 1, 2017  |  James Salter

As Super Bowl Sunday nears I’m reminded of the old argument – what wins championships, offense or defense? You might jump to say defense right away, and while you would be statistically right, it’s not by much. See this interesting analysis from Freakonomics a number of […]

October 2016

Simplifying IoT Security for Developers: Tackling Build vs. Buy Options

October 18, 2016  |  James Salter

For Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, the trend is toward more data, more access, and more connectivity. IoT developers are now tasked with not only bringing these solutions to market rapidly, but must also ensure that appropriate security and data protection measures are implemented from the beginning – […]

September 2016

Implementing IoT Security from Scratch is Hard; Using CENTRI is Easy

September 21, 2016  |  Mike Mackey

So you are a Super Star IoT application developer, or maybe you are leading the race to produce the next great Thing. Over the years you have honed your skills to the cutting edge of app and/or thing development. Although you pride yourself in constantly developing the uncommon, […]