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A landmark day for device security - US Senate passes Cybersecurity Improvement Act on to the President for signature

1st Dec 2020

Our mission to secure the world’s connected devices got a timely boost when the US Senate passed the Internet of Things (“IoT”) Cybersecurity Improvement Act (H.R. 1668) into law. This is the brainchild of Congresswoman Robin Kelly from Illinois. The legislation provides for the establishment of a minimum set of cybersecurity standards for government purchased, internet connected devices.


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A new wave of strong security for end to end IoT gateways

19th Nov 2020

To mark iWave’s partnership with Mender, we highlight how cybersecurity for IOT gateway device protection is being addressed through industry co-operation

This is an increasing wave of innovation and technology partnership designed to help protect embedded systems across industry against unauthorized access and targeted attacks.

On October 22nd last, the Right Honorable Lucian Niemayer, A...

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Building the Mender-Rust project with Yocto

18th Nov 2020

This is part III in a series on writing a Mender-client in Rust.

Read part II here, and part I here.

In order to really get the project tested, we are going to build it along with the the Yocto sources for the Mender project. For the uninitiated, Yocto is a configurable Linux distribution, which relies on the Bitbake build-system, and comes with a reference distribution called Poky.


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Mender brings secure and robust over-the-air software updates to TechNexion

17th Nov 2020

We are excited to officially partner with TechNexion to further accelerate the adoption of over-the-air (OTA) software updates in the connected embedded devices market. TechNexion is a leading manufacturer of a powerful range of efficient and cost effective SoMs (System-on-Modules) based on ARM architectures. Integrating Mender will enable TechNexion’s customers to have access to a best-in-class...

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Good news - The U.S House Passes the IoT Cybersecurity bill

3rd Nov 2020

Recently, the House of Representatives in the United States passed the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020. This is a landmark bill whose goal is to improve the security of IoT devices. Given the bi-partisan support for the bill, it is likely to pass the Senate and soon be put into action. This represents a powerful win for everyone who truly cares about security as we enter an increasingl...

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