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IoT Threat Assessment form From industrial control through to healthcare, finance and even defense, the future is connected. Software-driven IoT promises to improve relationships with customers, introduce new efficiencies, provide the big data necessary to obtain the most optimal and best performing solutions and facilitating continuous innovation and improved features.

IoT connectivity opens you up to new cybersecurity risks.

As more and more devices become connected, many industries that were previously secure are experiencing new threats or attacks to their devices and services.

In a software defined IoT world, product differentiation and competitive advantage can be due to software IP alone.

When the IoT device’s differentiation, performance and features are due to the software, consideration should be given to protecting the code and critical algorithms against reverse engineering.

IoT device data can include high-value assets, sensitive personal data, or mission critical proprietary information.

Logo: Cloakware for IoT Not just code, but keys and data need effective protection too. With IoT devices being deployed to ‘hostile’ environments where the hacker groups have the luxury of time and full access to the device, key data needs to be protected with the same rigor as the code itself.

Arguably the largest new markets for connected IoT platforms and devices are in Connected Spaces. Connected Spaces includes Connected Homes, Buildings and Cities. 

Irdeto also has an extensive product offering for Connected Transport. Ultimately there is expected to be a seamless connection between Connected Transport and Spaces through the smart cities initiatives.

Cloakware™: renewable software security that protects IoT platforms, APIs and apps from the inside-out

The days of relying solely on perimeter security, where everything that runs inside the firewall or a sandbox is implicitly trusted, are well over. In sensitive industries like industrial IoT, healthcare, finance, and defense, more robust security is needed inside the software itself.

Irdeto’s Cloakware is a comprehensive software protection solution that consists of a set of anti-hacking technologies that add extra layers of security to software platforms, apps and endpoint devices. It prevents hackers from reverse engineering by using anti-debug, code and data transformations, whitebox cryptography and other technologies. The secure code is generated with a changeable seed that can be renewed easily to frustrate any long-term hacking attempt. This makes the original code and data virtually impossible to tamper with.

Irdeto: Your partner in IoT security

Combining proven technologies and services, Irdeto’s Cloakware for IoT Security is a battle-proven solution that protects customers’ IoT applications and connected devices from reverse engineering, tampering and circumvention, keeping hackers and criminals out of their products.

Find out more about how Cloakware can protect your IoT mobile apps, Linux/Android/iOS/OSX or Windows based systems and other software platforms.

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