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EU introduces a cyber security IoT standard to protect its citizens

June 19th 2020 EU introduced the new Cyber Security standard for Consumer Internet of Things products. Following the rapid growth in connected devices combined with the increased risks associated with insecure devices, the EU hopes the new standard will lead to better security practises and more vendors adopting a security by design principle when developing new connected consumer products.

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Top 3 IoT security challenges

With the advent of IoT and proliferation of connected devices across a variety of industry verticals, we are seeing a slew of new security vulnerabilities emerging. We live in an era where everything has turned ‘smart’: Smartphone, smart home, smart lock, smart camera and so on. A day going by without interacting with an internet connected device seems next to impossible. IoT has created a more c...

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Managing fleets of connected devices with Phased Rollout

Updating and deploying software to a large number of connected devices in the field with thousands or tens of thousands of devices, can pose a significant risk with negative repercussions.

Regardless of how well tested the software and update process is, you will only know how well the deployment works for your customers after it has been released into the field. Differences in time zones, netwo...

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Penetration test results included in Mender support subscription

2nd May 2017

We get asked about Mender’s focus relative to other options available to do OTA updates for connected Linux devices. The broad answer is ease-of-use, robustness and security. We have conducted a large number of user tests and the most common alternative to Mender is a homegrown update mechanism. From a large sample size, we’ve found it can take a full time employee several months for a very rudime...

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