IoT Security Blog

Articles and Posts on IoT Security, Embedded Systems, and the Internet of Things

Who is Responsible for Securing the IoT?

We all love progress, especially when it comes to our gadgets. Everything from thermostats to grilling equipment is now potentially connected, opening a broad range of functions and opportunities for convenience and pleasure. A big reason for the increased functionality we enjoy today is the broad ecosystem that has evolved to connect everything to everyone…
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Use of IoT Devices as a ‘Fly on the Wall’ During Trump and Putin Meeting–Why We Should Care and What We Should Do

There is something about a closed-door meeting that seems to spark everyone’s curiosity. We cannot help but wonder who might be the subject of conversation or what is so secretive. So, when two heads of state meet privately sans their usual entourage, as the leaders of the United States and Russia did recently in Helsinki,…
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Future-proof TCU-ECU security for automotive systems

By: Khaldoun Albarazi, Market Development Engineer, STMicroelectronics and Drake Smith, Vice President of Engineering, SecureRF Developing and providing connected systems in automobiles is a high growth, exciting market–with a problem. Security is increasingly important yet many of the devices in these systems are vulnerable. One of the issues is that current security methods, such as ECC and RSA, are…
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Takeaways from IoT DevCon: Sparking Thoughts About Security for the IoT

Earlier this month, we exhibited at the Internet of Things Developers Conference (IoT DevCon) held at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The conference was a great opportunity for us to meet engineers involved in product development, system design, embedded software, embedded devices and intelligent communications for the IoT. Wherever we turned, over the course of…
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SecureRF Joins ETSI to Participate in Post-Quantum Standards

We are pleased to announce that we have joined the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI).  ETSI is an independent, not-for-profit organization with more than 850 member organizations worldwide. They bring together a diversified pool of large and small private companies, research entities, academia, government and public organizations to produce globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies…
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Dr. Iris Anshel, Chief Scientist of SecureRF chosen for Connected World’s 2018 Women of IoT Award

Dr. Iris Anshel, Chief Scientist of SecureRF, has been chosen to receive Connected World’s 2018 Women of IoT Award. The award, previously the Women of M2M (WoM2M), is in its sixth year and recognizes women who have been trailblazers and innovators in the IoT enterprise. The class of 2018 Women of IoT Award recipients are…
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Meet 20 of the Most Powerful Women in Technology

Dr. Iris Anshel, Chief Scientist at SecureRF, has been included in a select list of  20 of the most influential women in technology as reported by Yolande D’Mello in her article for AiThority. Dr. Anshel earned a Ph.D. in math from Columbia, co-developed the foundational group theoretic methods that underlie all SecureRF protocols, and has…
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Automotive Opportunity and Security Challenges for Silicon Companies

SecureRF recently participated as an exhibitor at the GSA Silicon Summit, held April 19 in San Jose, California. The event offered attendees a great opportunity to connect with many of the leading and emerging players in the semiconductor ecosystem and also learn about new trends in the industry. While a number of interesting topics were…
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WalnutDSA Presented at NIST’s First PQC Standardization Conference

On April 11, NIST held their first Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC) Standardization Conference, an important milestone in the project and the effort to find and standardize quantum-resistant security solutions. More about this project and SecureRF’s involvement can be found here. The workshop brought together presenters of more than 60 submitted solutions to NIST’s call for quantum-resistant,…
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On the Path to a Secure Boot Solution for RISC-V

As the RISC-V ISA gains in popularity and more industries proceed with plans to build and deploy systems based on RISC-V technologies, the security requirements of those systems will grow. One avenue that hackers have used to exploit systems has been to modify the firmware and cause it to misbehave. For example, one of the…
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