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
Article | Choosing the right model for maintaining and enhancing your IoT project
In today’s connected embedded device market, driven by the Internet of things (IoT), a large share of devices in development are based on Linux of one form or another. When planning a system design for beyond the prototyping phase, things get a little more complex. On this recently published article on opensource.com, Mender’s Drew Moseley covers mechanisms to consider when developing and mainta...Read the article
Four tools for building embedded Linux systems
Mender's Drew Moseley wrote an article last year that we think is worth highlighting again: Four approaches to build embedded Linux systems, with the advantages and disadvantages of each highlighted. You can read the full article here at Opensource.com.Read the article
Will the new EU standard protect consumers from IoT products?
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) recently released Technical Specification 103 645, seeking to help protect consumers from IoT devices. Supported by world-class brands like ABB, Canon, Ericsson, Mitsubishi and LG Electronics can we expect this to be a first step in making IoT more secure?
The standard covers the ground from a fairly technical point of view, and talks a...Read the article