There are many tools that makes it much easier for adversaries to hack IoT devices. Hardware tools can be used to expose insecure I/O interfaces, which is a steppingstone to access plaintext source code, U-Boot commands, or Linux root access. There is also an array… Read More »Three Levels of Security to Render Hacking Tools Useless
What is on your IoT Cybersecurity checklist? This question was posed by the folks at The Device Chronicle which led to a very interesting dialog. Below is a summary of that conversation discussing eight cybersecurity steps to consider when designing an IoT device. For additional… Read More »8 Cybersecurity Steps When Designing an IoT Device: A Checklist
Significant changes in cybersecurity are underway in the automotive industry. Indicative of these changes is a new update to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association’s (NHTSA) Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Safety of Modern Vehicles. NHTSA has incorporated feedback on their 2016 version of this… Read More »Does Implementation of ISO/SAE 21434 Bring NHTSA’s Cybersecurity Best Practices Along For the Ride?
In December 2020, the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 became law. It is a significant step forward by the federal government to improve the security of IoT devices used in Federal Government programs and systems. IoT device manufacturers need to be aware… Read More »The IoT Cybersecurity Act of 2020: The 9 Key Points Explained
California and Oregon have led the way with the first IoT cybersecurity laws in the country. California’s SB-327 and Oregon’s HB 2395 went into effect in January of 2020. The California legislature was the first to pass their law and it is often referred to… Read More »California and Oregon’s IoT Cybersecurity Law: The 7 Key Points Explained
These Cyber Security Features are the Foundation for a Security by Design Approach The building blocks of cyber security are the basic elements needed to make an IoT device secure. A defense-in-depth security architecture can be built on these elements and eventually lead to more… Read More »The Building Blocks of IoT Cyber Security
An easy to reference table with summaries and links to each of the twenty-nine Internet of Things (IoT) cyber security has come a long way over the past five years. The Miller-Valasek hack of 1 million plus vehicles (you can see the very funny Charlie… Read More »IoT Cybersecurity: 29 Security Laws, Regulations, Standards, and Best Practices