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IoT Security Update: June 2021

As vaccine rates are climbing in the U.S. and the country is returning to pre-pandemic daily activities, the team at Veridify is preparing to reopen our Shelton, CT office to align with government guidelines and the comfort level of our team. We are pleased to see the announcement of several in-person tradeshows and events planned…

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IoT Security Update: April 2021

We are excited to share that we have completed our site reviews for a proof-of-concept implementation of our DOME platform in a prime Midtown Manhattan commercial building. We’ve been closely collaborating with the building owner, the systems integrator, and our strategic technology partners, and are extremely excited about the value DOME delivers. We plan to…

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IoT Security Update: February 2021

Veridify Security News and Updates Building systems are exposed to cyber-attacks, and our solution to address this growing concern is featured in Intel’s Solution Brief titled “Future-Proof Security for Building Automation Systems”, authored by Dr. Mark Jervis from Intel’s Programmable Systems Group, and our CEO, Louis Parks. This brief, ideal for those responsible for business…

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Recent Support for IoT Security and Quantum Technology Legislation

Small business owners are embracing the benefits of connected technologies and the IoT, but in many cases they are not addressing the security vulnerabilities that come with connected technologies. This type of behavior is encouraging lawmakers to propose IoT security legislation like California’s  connected devices security bill, the first of its kind. While federal legislation for IoT security…

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Consumers Are Concerned About IoT Security

Consumer adoption of smart devices is at an all-time high and poised to grow. Despite the continued growth of connected devices, many consumers are still concerned about the security of those devices, and for good reason. The cost of an attack on an IoT device is high – device manufacturers can potentially see penalties of hundreds…

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Critical IoT Security Issues in the News

As the number of IoT sensors and devices increases, so does the number and variety of threats to the networks they are connected to. Given the fact that many of these devices are not properly secured, security failures are almost inevitable. But the consequences of such access might be larger than what we previously imagined.…

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Future-proof TCU-ECU security for automotive systems

By: Khaldoun Albarazi, Market Development Engineer, STMicroelectronics and Drake Smith, Vice President of Engineering, SecureRF Developing and providing connected systems in automobiles is a high growth, exciting market–with a problem. Security is increasingly important yet many of the devices in these systems are vulnerable. One of the issues is that current security methods, such as ECC and RSA, are…

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On the Path to a Secure Boot Solution for RISC-V

As the RISC-V ISA gains in popularity and more industries proceed with plans to build and deploy systems based on RISC-V technologies, the security requirements of those systems will grow. One avenue that hackers have used to exploit systems has been to modify the firmware and cause it to misbehave. For example, one of the…

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NIST Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Project and SecureRF

Quantum computing is moving  from theory to reality. MIT and commercial entities including IBM, Microsoft, and Google have already delivered elementary quantum computing platforms. When large-enough quantum computers are built, known algorithms will be able to weaken or break most of the public-key methods now in use. Concerns over the security threat this represents are…

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