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NSF, Intel put up $6m to fund IoT Security Research

In-brief:The National Science Foundation and Intel Corp. announced a partnership to fund research into securing cyber-physical systems including connected vehicle and smart home technologies.

ARM courting Sansa to boost IoT security | InfoWorld

In-brief: Infoworld writes about the possible deal by ARM to acquire Sansa Security, a maker of security software for embedded systems that populate the Internet of Things.

Survey: Security The Top Issue for IoT Developers

In-brief: A survey of more than 300 developers working on Internet of Things products reveals that security is their top concern, followed by interoperability.

Intel: New Approach Needed to Secure Connected Health Devices

In-brief: connected medical devices pose a number of risks to patients, including the threat of “targeted killings,” according to a report by Intel Security. The fix: better application design and more public-private sector cooperation.

Intel’s New IoT Platform Emphasizes Security

Intel unveiled a new Internet of Things platform this week dubbed (surprisingly enough) the “Intel IoT Platform.” The goal is to provide a unified platform for connecting diverse and distributed connected things. Given Intel’s big investment in security with the purchase of McAfee, its no surprise that security is a big part of the “value add” for the IoT platform. Intel says that its IoT platform promotes interoperability of network, operational technology and information technologies. The IoT Platform envisions  Intel Quark™ to Intel Xeon, and Intel-based devices, gateways, and datacenter solutions with hardware-based root of trust. With hardware enabled identity and secure boot features, Intel believes that you can eliminate a wide range of malicious attacks and compromises. Intel’s IoT Gateway devices are based on its 2009 acquisition of WindRiver. They also wrap security intelligence from Intel’s acquisition of McAfee.  Specifically, Intel has embedded anomaly and intrusion detection and prevention capabilities in […]