Standards and certifications serve as a sturdy platform for IoT development. Always a popular topic at IoT Evolution Expo, standards promote scalability, interoperability and security.
The ioXt Alliance announced the certification of 34 new IoT devices and mobile apps, each meeting or exceeding the global standard for IoT security.
The newly certified devices and applications meeting the eight ioXt pledge principles:
- No Universal Passwords
- Secured Interfaces
- Proven Cryptography
- Security by Default
- Verified Software
- Automatic Security Updates
- Vulnerability Reporting Program
- Security Expiration Date
“As IoT continues to grow in our highly-connected world, it’s critical that manufacturers make a serious commitment to security and privacy in order to build a more secure ecosystem globally,” said Brad Ree, CTO, ioXt Alliance. “We are proud to certify these products with our industry-backed standards that will help ensure the safety of connected devices while strengthening trust and confidence among all end-users.”
Companies earning device and app certification include Google, Motorola, Tuya, Lenovo and Distech Controls.
The full list of certified products is lengthy and growing. A commitment to inspiring trust in the IoT is propelling the ioXt Alliance. A connected future is built on confidence… and standards.
Edited by Maurice Nagle