u-blox LTE-M module fully certified in Japan

u-blox has announced the certification of its SARA-R5 series on all the Japan MNOs’ LTE-M networks. The modules are based on u‑blox’s own low-power wide-area (LPWA) chipset (UBX-R5) and are the first u-blox IoT products to achieve certification with all…

Digital Security by Design: a revolution in the cybersecurity landscape

Since the 1970s, there has been an ongoing challenge regarding the security of computer systems: fast forward to the present the underpinning memory access architecture remains unchanged despite well-documented vulnerabilities and flaws. The results speak for themselves: 300 million+ of devices…

The utilities sector must combat threats from outside and within

In this opinion piece, Alastair MacLeod, CEO at Ground Control examines how utilities companies can mitigate cyber threats to ensure commercial operations are not compromised. Utilities represent part of the critical national infrastructure in the UK, and are prone to…

Axiomtek’s new DIN-rail cybersecurity gateway: iNA200

Axiomtek has announced the iNA200, a DIN-rail cybersecurity gateway for OT (operational technology) network security. The iNA200 (pictured below) is powered by the Intel Atom x6212RE or x6414RE processor (Elkhart Lake) and has one DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM for up to 32GB of…

Futureproofing industrial networks for digital transformation

Moxa, a leader in industrial communications and networking, has announced the launch of its next-generation networking portfolio. This new lineup is designed to help organisations improve operational efficiency and resilience through futureproofing their communications. Running efficient business operations is becoming…

Atlas VPN reports: blockchain hackers stole over $2.5 bn in 2022

According to Atlas VPN, blockchain hackers stole $2.5 billion in three quarters of 2022. In total, hackers got away with nearly $483 million in Q3 2022. Despite the above, blockchain hacks fell by 43% in the last quarter compared to…

Gov UK offers £200,000 to test security of smart devices

The UK Government has announced that organisations can now apply for up to £200,000 of funding to support research into the cyber security of Internet-connected devices. The initiative has been introduced to attempt to ensure that these connected devices are…

Zeroing in on Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, made to encourage industry members to learn about cyber risks. Smarter Technologies discusses. Although no models are truly impenetrable, we’re zeroing in on zero trust architecture as the number one thing your organisation…

ETSI publishes white paper on Edge computing security

Members from the ETSI Multi-Access Edge Computing group (ISG MEC) have just published a new white paper: ‘MEC security; Status of standards support and future evolutions‘. The white paper focuses on MEC (multi-access Edge computing) technologies and explores security-related use…

MCU selection guide: what to look for in a microcontroller?

Turn on the datasheet of a microcontroller, usually, you will find more than 300 pages in front of you. It is time-consuming and inefficient to read the pages one after one, hence knowing which specifications are important is very necessary…