by Alan Grau, president and co-founder of Icon Labs. Stories of vigilante justice during the “wild, wild west” period in US history are legendary. According to legend, outlaws roamed cattle towns and remote settlements overwhelming law enforcement and thriving wherever law enforcement was lax. Whenever things got too bad, citizens would sometimes band together and […]
What’s been called the Third Wave of Computing — IoT — probably feels more like a tidal wave to the multitude of hardware, software, cloud, and other IoT-related manufacturers and service providers. That is, in part, because riding that wave is a lack of interoperability, ecosystem immaturity, data privacy, time-to-market, multiple technology choices, and the […]
A few best practices can drastically improve the security of IoT devices and help maximize the benefits they provide. CHRISTOPHE TREMLET, SCOTT JONES MAXIM INTEGRATED The news back in March was certainly alarming – WikiLeaks announced it had internal CIA documents revealing that the spy agency had found a way to access Android and Apple […]
Tools, operating systems, platforms, and services help open new doors for developers building security into their connected, modern-day IoT infrastructure. WARREN KURISU | MENTOR GRAPHICS Industries increasingly rely on their connected devices and networks, and they are also becoming aware that they must deter or prevent cyber attacks. It is nearly impossible to field an […]
Microsemi Corporation announced the release of its latest version of Libero® system-on-chip (SoC) software, version 11.8, a comprehensive suite of field programmable gate array (FPGA) design tools. In addition to the new software release, which includes significant enhancements such as mixed language simulation, best-in-class debugging capabilities and a new netlist viewer, the company is also introducing a free […]
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Microsemi Corporation and The Athena Group, Inc. (Athena), a leading provider of security, cryptography, anti-tamper and signal processing intellectual property (IP) cores, today announced Athena’s TeraFire® cryptographic microprocessor is included in Microsemi’s new PolarFire™ field programmable gate array (FPGA) “S class” family members. As the most advanced cryptographic technology offered in any FPGA, the TeraFire […]
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Ultralife Corporation, a global battery specialist, has strengthened its Thin Cell range of primary (non-rechargeable) lithium manganese dioxide (Li-MnO2) pouch-cell batteries. The higher energy density and slim form factor of Ultralife’s Thin Cell technology makes it ideal for use in the next generation of internet-connected and wearable devices in sectors including medical, banking, highways, logistics, […]
ON Semiconductor has unveiled AR0521 CMOS image sensor – the first imaging product based on a 2.2 micrometer (μm) Back Side Illuminated (BSI) pixel technology platform targeted specifically at security and surveillance applications. The AR0521 is a small optical format 1/2.5-inch (7.13mm), 5 megapixel (MP) digital image sensor with an active pixel array of 2592 […]
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Synopsys, Inc. announced availability of its new high-performance DesignWare® tRoot H5 Hardware Secure Module (HSM) with Root of Trust, providing designers with a Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) that protects sensitive information and data processing within their system-on-chips (SoCs). The tRoot H5 HSM incorporates hardware cryptography acceleration to enable up to 100 times faster operation of security functions such […]
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Icon Labs, a leading provider of security solutions for IoT and edge devices, today announced the availability of the Floodgate Certificate Authority (CA). Floodgate CA is the server side portion of Icon Labs’ PKI solution and provides certificate management for companies choosing to implement their own certificate-based authentication using public key infrastructure. IoT security requires […]
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