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Your Data Security: Shield or Sword?


 
March 14, 2018  |  Grant Asplund

What role will data security play when you go to market… will it be your shield, or your sword?

Okay, so you’re building a new thing… when will it secure the data it creates?

The first question has to do with your […]

Heavyweight Security for Lightweight Devices


 
March 12, 2018  |  William Adams

Recently I had the privilege of writing a guest post for the Arm Mbed blog, “The Challenge of Providing Heavyweight Security for Lightweight IoT Devices.” And shortly after that I enjoyed participating in a joint Arm and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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