4 ways to minimize IoT cybersecurity risks
With close to 400k followers, the Twitter account named Internet of Shit is the epitome of the dire situation emerging as we stumble into a world of connected devices.
Governments around the world are waking up to a reality where the severity of vulnerable technologies grows with our increasing dependence on technology. While hackers enjoy everything from ransomware to stealing compute power for...Read the article
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
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 and Microsoft Azure IoT Facilitate Robust and Secure Device Software Management Update
We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with the Azure IoT team at Microsoft for reference integration of Mender, an end-to-end open source OTA software update manager for IoT products. Microsoft Azure IoT is a secure, open and scalable cloud platform to connect, monitor, and control billions of IoT assets.
In developing today’s Internet of Things (IoT) products, support for both analyt...Read the article