IPSO Alliance – Introduction to Security for Smart Object Networks

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To view the Introduction to Security for Smart Object Networks whitepaper, click the image below. (Document opens in new browser tab/window.)


IPSO Alliance (www.ipso-aliance.org) members who need an introduction to security and why they need to be concerned about it.


I wrote the Introduction to Security for Smart Object Networks whitepaper (in collaboration with Mocana’s representative in the IPSO Alliance) to explain why security is so important to smart object networks; to introduce the relevant security concepts, protocols and standards; and to provide an implementation framework for system engineers.


The primary challenge in writing this document was that so many people were involved. The IPSO members identified the need and then I researched and wrote the technical content. But after its inevitable review cycle, it lost some cohesiveness; I was unable to give it a final copy edit or proofread, and final production of this Word-based doc was entirely out of my hands. But the content is sound and an excellent example of explaining a very technical subject to a broad audience.

This whitepaper is available directly from the IPSO alliance, www.ipso-alliance.org/white-papers, and from the Mocana website, www.mocana.com/security-for-smart-object-networks-whitepaper.html. (Links checked June 13, 2012)