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Editorial response to BBC Click article on IoT Device Security

9th Aug 2021

Last week, we read in a BBC Click article how security researchers were able to access two different home EV chargers and take control of them. They were able to switch the devices on and off, remove access from the owners and they were also able to successfully demonstrate how these vulnerabilities could be used to access the home network, potentially eavesdropping, via the chargers.

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What are the IoT security threats?

13th Jul 2021

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...

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IoT device management: Why is it important in managing software updates?

With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the proliferation of embedded connected devices across a variety of industry verticals, a host of assets are scattered globally across terrain, geography, or customer locations. Support for remote software updates is inevitable for producing customer value and effective operations. Industry verticals such as transportation, energy, consumer, smar...

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Mender 2.6 release: Secure remote access and customizability

We are happy to announce Mender 2.6 release.

Mender 2.6 comes with major architectural improvements to enable support for new use cases in Mender. The first feature to leverage the new architecture is also here: the secure Remote terminal, and more will come in future releases!

Secure Remote terminal

From the usage point of view, the new Remote terminal does exactly what you would expect: in...

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Mender 2.5 release: Expanding the security capabilities of Mender

We are excited to release the hosted and on-premise editions of 2.5.0 (together with 2.4.1).

Security and robustness is the prime directive of Mender in doing over-the-air software updates, and we work hard to make sure that directive never goes out of our sight. Mender 2.5.0 is a further testament to that directive and comes with these brand new features focused on expanding Mender’s capabiliti...

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