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Cybersecurity at the Edge

February 09, 2021
| Kylee Malkiewicz

Edge computing is simply the processing of data closer to the data source—instead of relying on the cloud or a centralized data center to do the computing. Edge devices compute data locally and provide an efficient means of transmitting and...

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What is RASP and What Does it Mean for Cybersecurity?

February 05, 2021
| Greg Sullivan

In March of 2020, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) updated their Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations. These guidelines recommend the use of Runtime Application Self Protection...

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The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act: The First Step in Securing Connected Devices Against Cyberattacks

January 25, 2021
| Kylee Malkiewicz

The Internet of Things—otherwise known as IoT—is the moniker given to all internet-connected devices. Everything from smartphones to self-driving cars to smart sensors in factories, are considered IoT devices.

CoreGuard Defense-in-Depth IIoT

SolarWinds Highlights the Need for Defense-in-Depth Cybersecurity 

December 22, 2020
| Greg Sullivan

To say 2020 has been a tumultuous year is an understatement. The seemingly never-ending breaking news cycle in the last twelve months has included a global pandemic, a history-making US presidential election, and a steady slew of cyberattacks...

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How to Secure Critical Network Infrastructure Against Cyberattacks

December 10, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

Telecommunications companies are a prime target for cyberattackers. Whether it’s a private group infecting systems with ransomware in the hopes of monetary gain or state-backed organizations attempting to spy on adversaries, telcos have...

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What Does 5G Mean for Military and Defense Applications?

October 28, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

5G is often touted for its consumer benefits. Everything from better, more reliable cell phone service to the proliferation of self-driving cars are made possible with 5G. However, the high speed, greater bandwidth, and lower latency of the 5G...

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Going Beyond the 7 Properties: How CoreGuard Exceeds Microsoft's Properties of Highly Secure Devices

October 20, 2020
| Greg Sullivan

In Microsoft’s white paper, Seven Properties of Highly Secure Devices, Microsoft researchers outline the seven “must-haves” for devices that claim security and safety. As argued in the paper, all too often security is sacrificed in the name of...

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Why the 5G World Needs Real-Time Attack Detection

September 28, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

5G is here. The build-up to the rollout of 5G has been years, but in 2020 the world is slowly but surely beginning to connect to and use 5G. In 2020, 160 million devices are projected to connect to the network, with hundreds of millions more...

CoreGuard Defense-in-Depth

How CoreGuard Can Protect Every Level of the Azure Sphere Platform

August 24, 2020
| Greg Sullivan

Microsoft Azure Sphere is a secure application development platform with built-in security and communications features for IoT devices. The platform is made up of both hardware and software components, including a crossover MCU, a custom...

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The Cybersecurity Risks of AI and 5G

August 04, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

As 5G continues to roll out across the globe, it promises a hyperconnected world with fast downloads and low latency. These benefits of 5G in turn mean more complex systems—AI powered systems like smart cities and autonomous vehicles—are no...

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