Breaking News
News & Analysis

Embedded systems gaining secure footing

8/24/2011 05:43 PM EDT
5 comments
NO RATINGS
Page 1 / 2 Next >
More Related Links
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
intel_chris
User Rank
Rookie
re: Embedded systems gaining secure footing
intel_chris   8/31/2011 5:07:45 AM
NO RATINGS
As the article shows, securing embedded designs is an important activity. Hacking of these systems which were traditionally insecure is becoming more pervasive. There are resources available for developers and designers at the Intel Embedded Community: http://bit.ly/o0EJnb (Disclaimer, I work for Intel in the Embedded Communications Group.)

Sanjib.A
User Rank
CEO
re: Embedded systems gaining secure footing
Sanjib.A   8/29/2011 5:15:54 PM
NO RATINGS
The recent incident of security breach into the control and SCADA system was an eye opener for the PLC/DCS and SCADA system companies. I think nobody imagined that their control system could be hacked and the PLCs will be commanded be the hacker's logic configuration. Definitely, security will be the hot topic for the embedded system engineers going forward.

Dave.Dykstra
User Rank
Rookie
re: Embedded systems gaining secure footing
Dave.Dykstra   8/27/2011 9:32:12 PM
NO RATINGS
Larry is absolutely right. But at least recognizing that there is a security issue and taking action to do something about it is a step in the right direction. Hopefully we'll see more rigorous steps soon.

LarryM99
User Rank
CEO
re: Embedded systems gaining secure footing
LarryM99   8/25/2011 2:13:45 AM
NO RATINGS
Years ago we worked with a vendor of credit card authorization boxes, the kind used by retail outlets. They not only hardened against the kind of weaknesses described here, but also guarded against cracking open the case and externally sensing credit card numbers or PINs. Embedded systems may also require physical security guards. Larry M.

Flash Poll
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
EE Times editor Junko Yoshida grills two executives --Rick Walker, senior product marketing manager for IoT and home automation for CSR, and Jim Reich, CTO and co-founder at Palatehome.
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed