IoT Security Artifacts

Keys, Signatures, and Certificates

by Bryon Moyer

This was going to be an article about authentication. In putting it together, I realized that there are a number of fundamental concepts that can help the authentication discussion. Some of us tend to toss out words related to those concepts rather freely – and tentatively, perhaps, because if we were pushed hard, we’d have to admit that we don’t understand the details. And this is especially true in security, where those details tend to accrue only to a select few.

So if you’re a security whiz, what follows will all be familiar stuff. If you’ve dealt with browser security, it may also be familiar – because much of Internet of Things (IoT) security is based on existing technology, like TLS. But the IoT is bringing a lot of new folks into the game, and for them (or should I say, “us”), this stuff isn’t obvious.  Read More


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posted by Bryon Moyer

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Vertically Integrated BLE Module

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Silicon Pioneer

Posted on 09/02/15 at 2:34 AM by Dick Selwood

Dick Selwood
I never found out! Guess it was something like shout louder.

(Almost) Like FPGAs, Only Better

Posted on 09/01/15 at 11:50 AM by TotallyLost

TotallyLost
Oh YES smiling

Now for a device that is the best of both ... large dense hard logic IP section for core invariant algorithms, plus a fair sized FPGA section, for the data center compute applications.

Thanks Kevin!

Silicon Pioneer

Posted on 09/01/15 at 1:21 AM by tsalt@gmx.de

Thanks for the article Dick. So what was the correct answer in the assessment?

IoT Security Artifacts

Posted on 08/31/15 at 12:56 PM by bmoyer

bmoyer
Some interesting follow-up discussion going on here: https://www.linkedin.com/grp/post/6931120-6042732168600444932

In particular, the browser consideration for using CA certificates may not apply...

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