What Is a Mender Update Module, How It Works and Why Use It?
In Mender taxonomy, an Update Module is essentially a method for deploying over-the-air (OTA) software updates with the advantage of customizability and flexibility at its core. See Two Ways to Update Embedded Devices Over-The-Air.
Before getting into Update Modules, let’s refresh what Mender Client and Mender Artifact are. Mender Client is a process that runs in user space on top of an em...Read the article
U.S. government imposes stricter IoT security measures on D-Link
Everyone in the industry knows IoT security is a mess. The industry has proven incapable of coping with cybersecurity problems as the commoditization of technology doesn’t allow for any unnecessary costs, including security.
Following an indictment of D-Link by Federal Trade Commission (FTC) back in 2017, a few weeks ago the parties agreed to a settlement that seems to put some real security mea...Read the article
Two Ways to Update Embedded Devices Over-The-Air
Whether the need is to install the latest security patch, delight customers with new features, or fix bugs - every company must be able to deploy over-the-air (OTA) software updates to their fleet of devices. There are fundamentally two different methods for updating a connected device remotely, be it a gateway, powerful edge computing device or a smaller IoT device.
The first update method i...Read the article
Mender Hub User Profile Series – Pierre Jean Texier
As today marks our third user profile in a series of blog posts that reflect our active Mender Hub contributors , we are happy to share about Pierre-Jean Texier. Pierre-Jean is an embedded software architect since 2014 when he started his career in the field of femtosecond lasers. Now, he works in the secure payment field where he designs embedded software for outdoor payment terminals such as...Read the article
Mender Hub User Profile Series - Belisko Marek
As part of our blog post series to learn more about our active Mender Hub community contributors, today we are excited to share about Belisko Marek from Slovakia. Marek is a software developer, Linux enthusiast, and loves to work close to hardware. He is a consultant and freelancer for various customers from embedded Linux to RTOS with over 10 years of experience. He is also in process of star...Read the article