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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 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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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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Interview: Five Minutes with Louis Parks, CEO, SecureRF

Louis Parks (CEO, SecureRF) was recently interviewed by Rich Nass of Embedded Computing Design about SecureRF’s unique security solutions for IoT devices and its partnerships with semiconductor vendors and IP builders. Parks explained that the constrained devices, based on 8-,16-, and 32-bit processors, powering the IoT lack the computing and memory resources needed to implement legacy standard security…

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The Value of Data Protection in the Internet of Things

The IoT is made up of billions of devices that collect and share data. If this data is not properly secured, it puts both end-users and manufacturers at risk for all sorts of disastrous consequences. For example, the data collected by a smart thermostat can reveal when someone is home based on their heating and…

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The Biggest IoT Security Threat: Failure of Imagination

IoT security experts agree that a rise in security failures is inevitable this year given that more and more companies are deploying IoT sensors and devices, many of which are not properly secured. In fact, analysts with Forrester and Strategic Cyber Ventures go so far as to predict widespread and large-scale security breaches. We believe…

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Cryptographic Security for Keyless Car Entry Systems – Not Gone in 60 Seconds

Recent news reports from sources including Insurance Journal, the National Insurance Crime Bureau and the TODAY Show have highlighted a critical security weakness in some cars and trucks equipped with keyless remotes and pushbutton ignitions. As demonstrated in the following TODAY Show video, thieves are using small, handheld devices that wirelessly replicate the signal of…

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Top IoT Security Vulnerabilities

As consumers become more familiar with the Internet of Things, they’re opening their eyes to the IoT security threats that come with greater connectivity. And many of the threats that they fear the most are also on the radars of industry professionals. Consumers, according to a recent survey by Vormetric, fear hacking attacks on cars…

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Looking back at the 4th RISC-V Workshop; musings on the meaning of a new processor and Instruction Set Architecture, and security for IoT.

A main focus for us at SecureRF is the Internet of Things (IoT) and how to secure devices, data and communications at the edge of the IoT that rely on relatively low-power 8- and 16-bit processors. The availability of a lower-cost and efficient RISC processor for IoT devices offers new opportunities to design engineers they…

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