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26% of Execs Say Security Impedes IoT Implementation

The IoT presents exciting new opportunities for companies to develop innovative products and services. However, despite the benefits associated with IoT technology, such as system monitoring and inventory control, many business leaders continue to cite IoT security-related challenges as obstacles to more rapid IoT adoption. According to a recent Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report, sponsored…

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IoT Security News: Cyber Shield, IoTroop, and the Quantum Race

It is an exciting (and challenging!) time for engineers, developers, and business leaders working on IoT security-related solutions. There are no shortages of security problems to solve and IoT business opportunities to consider. Every day, we learn about new security challenges, next-generation semiconductor technologies, and exciting innovations in the field of quantum computing. Here are…

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Women in Tech: Iris Anshel (Chief Scientist, SecureRF)

Iris Anshel, Chief Scientist at SecureRF, is featured in EE Times’s “Women in Tech: 25 Profiles in Persistence.” She was interviewed along with 24 other women in tech—including scientists, engineers, and executives—from companies such as Qualcomm, STMicroelectronics, and Texas Instruments. In the interview, Anshel talks about using her background in combinatorial group theory to develop cryptographic primitives and protocols…

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Louis Parks Interviewed at ARM TechCon About IoT Security

Internet of Things (IoT) security was a hot topic at ARM TechCon 2017. Louis Parks, CEO of SecureRF, talked with EDACafe.com about IoT security challenges and SecureRF’s quantum-resistant, public-key security solutions for small devices such as ARM Cortex-M series processors. The complete interview is now available. SecurRF’s future-proof, ultra-low-energy security tools enable developers to quickly add authentication…

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SecureRF Announces Adam Scheer as President

SecureRF today announced that Adam Scheer has been named President, reporting to Louis Parks, SecureRF’s CEO. Most recently, Scheer was the Chief Operating Officer of MRV Communications, where he was responsible for product management, marketing, strategy, and corporate development. He also played a key role leading MRV’s recent sale to ADVA Optical Networking. Prior to joining…

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SecureRF Wins ARM TechCon Innovation Award

SecureRF was recognized Wednesday with the Best Contribution to IoT Security award at this year’s ARM TechCon in Santa Clara, CA. The company impressed the judges with two of its public-key security solutions, Ironwood™ Key Agreement Protocol (Ironwood KAP™) and Walnut Digital Signature Algorithm (WalnutDSA™), which are quantum-resistant security solutions for low-resource processors and embedded devices. Engineers…

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Ask SecureRF: AES for Authentication?

Question: AES is used successfully all the time. Why shouldn’t we use AES for authentication? SecureRF: AES is a range of symmetric encryption mechanisms widely available on many devices—for free. You can use AES to authenticate a device, but it typically requires the connection to a database or network and lot of other processing that…

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Louis Parks to Speak on Security Panel at the 15th International SoC Conference

Louis Parks, CEO of SecureRF Corporation, will be a panelist at the 15th International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference on October 19, 2017. Parks will join moderator Farhad Mafie, International SoC Conference Chairman, and five other thought leaders to discuss SoC-related security challenges and solutions. In a discussion titled, “Security Issues and Challenges in The Next Generation of…

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Securing the Internet of Vehicles Is Possible

Another month and yet another story about the vulnerability of modern vehicles to hackers looking to take control of our automobiles. According to a recent Trend Micro report, a security research team found that it is possible to turn off a vehicle’s key automated components—including safety mechanisms such as the antilock braking system (ABS) and…

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