Embedded World: Dialog adds to IO-Link family

Dialog has added a new member to its IO-Link product family – the CCE4503. The IC both expands the company’s reach into the IIoT market and connects the smallest and most price-sensitive IO-Link Device sensors and actuators.  The CCE4503 is the first IO-Link IC to be launched by Dialog following its acquisition of Creative Chips in … This story continues at Embedded World: Dialog adds to IO-Link family Or just coverage... Read more

Mirantis co-founder launches FreedomFi to bring private LTE networks to enterprises

Boris Renski, the co-founder of Mirantis, one of the earliest and best-funded players in the OpenStack space a few years ago (which then mostly pivoted to Kubernetes and DevOps), has left his role as CMO to focus his efforts on a new startup: FreedomFi. The new company brings together open-source hardware and software to give enterprises a new way to leverage the newly opened 3.5 GHz band for private LTE... Read more

Microsoft’s Azure Sphere, its Linux-based microcontroller plus cloud service, hits general availability

Microsoft’s Azure Sphere hardware and service designed to better secure Internet of Things (IoT) devices is generally available as of today, February 24. Microsoft initially introduced Azure Sphere, which includes a Microsoft-developed Linux operating system for microcontrollers, in 2018. The technology evolved out of a Microsoft Research project, called Project Sopris. “IoT is in the science-fair stage. Every enterprise is doing at least one experiment here. But security is really... Read more

Shadow IoT threatens enterprise security

A 1,500 percent increase in IoT traffic over the past year and a rise in unauthorized devices being used in the workplace represents a major threat to enterprise security, according to a new report. The latest IoT report from cloud security company Zscaler reveals its customers are now generating more than a billion IoT transactions each month. Analysis of just two weeks of this traffic through Zscaler cloud found 553... Read more

Reusing a Computer Heatsink to Create a Transistor Heatsink

Is you transistor running hot and needs cooling down? If you do not have a heatsink handy to make it run cooler in your amazing new idea that you are prototyping then this project is going to show you to create a heatsink for it. More info Try Fishino boards, our 100% Arduino compatible boards. The post Reusing a Computer Heatsink to Create a Transistor Heatsink appeared first on Open... Read more

Maxim adds PUF to MCU for secure processing

Maxim has added a physically uncloneable function (PUF) to a 120MHz Arm Cortex-M4 microcontroller for financial and government-grade security, claiming it to be the first. “As IoT applications continue to proliferate, large numbers of devices are being deployed in uncontrolled and hostile areas that make them more vulnerable to physical attacks,” according to the firm. … This story continues at Maxim adds PUF to MCU for secure processing Or just... Read more

Embedded World: Secure SPI flash from Winbond meets Common Criteria EAL2

Winbond is aiming at end-to-end secure IoT devices with a secure drop-in replacement for SPI NOR flash memory, announced at Embedded World in Nuremberg. Called W77Q, the series supports secure boot, root-of-trust, encrypted data-storage, encrypted data-transfer “and resilience, providing protection for operations such as over-the-air updates and device authentication”, according to the firm. “Secure code updates, … This story continues at Embedded World: Secure SPI flash from Winbond meets Common Criteria... Read more

Cisco launches new cloud-native security platform

As businesses move into the cloud and expand their use of IoT devices, protecting their systems becomes much more complex. To address this problem Cisco is launching a new integrated cloud-native security platform, Cisco SecureX, aimed at improving visibility, identifying unknown threats, and automating workflows to strengthen customers’ security across network, endpoint, cloud, and applications. “The industry has been flooded with thousands of point products that were meant to help... Read more