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U.S. Director of National Intelligence highlights IoT security risks

Last week, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats testified before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI). Coats discussed a range of topics outlined in the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community, including artificial intelligence, the slowdown of Moore’s Law and the Internet of Things (IoT). According to the report, the widespread incorporation of […]

Rambus launches turnkey secure connectivity with CryptoManager IoT Device Management

Rambus has launched a turnkey IoT Device Management service as part of its CryptoManager™ platform. Designed to work with leading IoT platforms and cloud service providers, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), the trusted service provides seamless secure connectivity for Internet of Things (IoT) devices along with in-field monitoring and provisioning. According to Martin Scott, senior […]

Rambus to Demonstrate CryptoManager IoT Device Management with STMicroelectronics

Joint demonstration at IoT World showcases secure IoT device connectivity, monitoring and provisioning SUNNYVALE, CA – May 16, 2017 – Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) today announced it is teaming with STMicroelectronics to showcase its recently announced IoT Device Management service as part of its CryptoManager™ platform. Designed for the Internet of Things (IoT), the demo showcases an […]

Rambus Launches Turnkey Secure Connectivity with CryptoManager IoT Device Management

In-field IoT security service built for leading cloud platforms enables easy and broad adoption SUNNYVALE, CA, May 15, 2017 – Today Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) announced the launch of its turnkey IoT Device Management service as part of its CryptoManager™ platform. Designed to work with leading IoT platforms and cloud service providers, the trusted service […]

Hajime challenges Mirai in battle over unsecured IoT devices

First identified in October 2016 by Rapidity Networks, Hajime has reportedly infected approximately 100,000 devices across the globe. According to PC World’s Michael Kan, Hajime scans the internet for vulnerable IoT devices such as cameras, DVRs and routers that have open Telnet ports and use default passwords. “[Hajime] compromises them by trying different username and […]

Malware targets IoT devices for data wipes

Lucian Constantin of IDG News Service confirms that attackers have begun adding data-wiping  routines to malware targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices. One such example is Amnesia, which infects digital video recorders by exploiting a well-known vulnerability. “Amnesia is a variation of an older IoT botnet client called Tsunami, but what makes it interesting is […]

Embedded World 2017: Rambus showcases IoT security technology in Qualcomm booth

Embedded World 2017 – Rambus is showcasing its IoT security service and technology in Qualcomm’s booth (3-141) from March 14-16, 2017. The Rambus demo utilizes the security capabilities in Qualcomm chipsets to facilitate secure IoT communication and lifecycle management. Image Credit: Embedded World Security features in the demo are also powered by Rambus’ CryptoManager platform, […]

DDoS attacks over 100 Gbps increase 140%

A recent report published by Akamai confirms a 140% percent year-over-year increase in DDoS attacks greater than 100 Gbps. The report also notes that 7 of the 12 Q4 2016 “mega attacks” with traffic greater than 100 Gbps can be directly attributed to the Mirai botnet. Interestingly, the number of IP addresses involved in DDoS […]

Paul Kocher moderates Cryptographers’ Panel at RSA 2017

Paul Kocher, the President and Chief Scientist of Rambus’ Cryptography Research division, moderated the RSA Cryptographers’ Panel on February 14, 2017. Participants, including Adi Shamir, Whitfield Diffie, Susan Landau and Ronald Rivest, discussed the latest advances and revelations in cryptography, including research areas to watch in 2017 and new threats facing the field of cryptography. […]

Juniper Research says cybersecurity is at a “boiling point”

Analysts at Juniper Research say the number of connected IoT (Internet of Things) devices, sensors and actuators will exceed 46 billion by 2021. As the analysts note, the 200% increase (from 2016) is expected to be driven by a reduction in unit hardware costs that will likely approach the ‘magic’ $1 price point. Juniper Research […]

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