One of the topics to emerge from the vastness of Mobile World Congress was Internet of Things (IoT) security and the challenges surrounding it as more and more devices come online. The complex traditional method of providing security for devices isn’t compatible with some new genres of connectivity and or the sheer volume expected.
Kyrio, a subsidiary of CableLabs, announced that it is the first certificate authority and a Microchip Security Design Partner. Together, Microchip and Kyrio will work to offer a solution that embeds digital certificates in the secure hardware of IoT devices in an integrated way with the manufacturing process flow. The goal is to eliminate the need for device manufacturers to be security experts.