Setting up Beaglebone for an Embedded Linux project
There are many different board options for an IoT project. Perhaps for most users, Beaglebone < https://beagleboard.org/ > would not be the first choice. The wider support options and easier path to set up out of the box make Raspberry Pi a more popular option. The Beaglebone Project is a relatively old board project with the Beaglebone having been first released in 2013. There are projects out th...Read the article
Mender 3.0 release: Synchronized OTA Software Update
We are excited to announce the Mender 3.0 LTS release!
Mender 3.0 introduces new features to get full control over the progress of the update, both centrally through Synchronized update as well as with device application through brand new Mender Device-side API using D-Bus.
We also released maintenance releases 2.7.1 and 2.6.2 which contain stability improvements, but no new features. If you a...Read the article
What are the IoT security threats?
Implementing a system for provisioning OTA software updates is part of best practice in a strategy to deal with IoT security threats. The best way is to put in place a Zero trust architecture . OTA updates can be scheduled to deliver CVE updates automatically and to scale and to anticipate and patch vulnerabilities minimising the threat vectors. What are the threat types that need to be consider...Read the article
What is OTA Update?
OTA update management is the process of remotely updating the entire root file system, performing a firmware update, or an application update over the air. This means that the update does not need to be locally managed by an on-site technician with a USB key or other method requiring physical proximity to the device in the field. In automotive where you have CAN-bus-connected devices, performing a...Read the article
What is the right strategy for IoT update management?
When designing and provisioning OTA software updates in IoT update management, it is important to think about the right strategy for deploying the updates to your device fleet. This is an essential step in figuring out how to build a management workflow for your IoT fleet. It is important to understand the distinct nuances of system updates and application updates and which ones are most suitable...Read the article