Charlie Beebout, Program Manager for IoT Security Products, Astek Corp.
We all hear of high-profile IoT security breaches in vehicles, medical devices, home automation and other electronic applications. One would expect the desire to avoid unnecessary financial liabilities and bad PR would motivate IoT product makers to implement adequate security requirements going forward. And one would generally be wrong. Design teams don’t include security in [...]
Cryptography is the use of codes and ciphers to protect private communication and keep it private from everyone except the intended recipients. The earliest known use of cryptography is from Egypt circa 1900 BCE. Along with the development of cryptography has been a parallel effort in cryptanalysis, which is the science of “breaking” codes and [...]
Most IoT devices are dangerously insecure because of a false assumption that reasonable security is prohibitively expensive and would add excessive time to the IoT product development schedule. Nearly everyone in the IoT community is aware of the media headlines involving a string of high-profile security breaches for IoT devices over the past three years. [...]