“I eat at the unlimited buffet of danger.” – R.J. Haywire
Security is de rigueur these days, and, like machine learning and cloud connectivity, it’s moving down into cheaper and cheaper devices. Now even low-end microcontrollers have embedded security features – and it’s still not enough. </ … Read More → "How to Stop an Embedded Virus"
“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears this is true.” ― James Branch Cabell
Given the magnificent complexity of modern microprocessors, it’s inevitable that they’ll have bugs and security holes. It might even be physically impossible to create a bug-free CPU, but … Read More → "What Makes Secure Processors Different?"
Today, it’s all about trust. Whom do you trust? And what is it about them that makes you think that they’re trustworthy? With people, it’s about knowing them and their intentions – more on that in a minute, but it’s a bit different with machines.
The IIC’s Take
The Industrial Internet Consortium ( … Read More → "Who – or What – is Trustworthy?"
Internet-of-things (IoT) security seems to be passing through various phases as a topic. It started as, “Wait, what? I need security? But why???” Frankly, we probably haven’t moved completely out of that one, but we’ve made progress. Next comes, “What does security mean?” And that continues as well. But a third phase has started, and that’s one of, “OK, I get it, but … Read More → "Security In and On the Application"