IoT Security and Connection Efficiency

Without security, the Internet of Things will cease to exist. Billions of new devices are forecast to connect to the Internet and with each other over the next decade, and providers of these new devices and services may be unaware of the unique cybersecurity challenges posed by the Internet of Things. In contrast, their adversaries understand security weaknesses and know how to take advantage of vulnerabilities.

Companies have to take responsibility to embed security from the beginning, at every stage of the IoT value chain, to enable a secure and trusted market that all stakeholders can rely on.

The GSMA, together with the mobile industry, has delivered a set of IoT Security Guidelines, backed by an IoT Security Assessment scheme, to provide a proven and robust approach to end-to-end security. Promoting best practice for the secure design, development and deployment of IoT services, and providing a mechanism to evaluate security measures, the GSMA IoT Security Guidelines and IoT Security Assessment help create a secure IoT market with trusted, reliable services that can scale as the market grows.

The GSMA IoT Device Connection Efficiency Guidelines enable IoT device and application developers to follow a common approach to create trusted and reliable IoT services that communicate via the mobile network in the most intelligent and efficient way, allowing the market to scale to its full potential.

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IoT Security – Industry Statistics IoT security has quickly become an industry priority. This is reflected in vast amounts of data that illustrate the growth of IoT security market and companies’ need for securi...

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The GSMA IoT Webinar Series 2016-17 This webinar series explores key initiatives to accelerate the delivery of new connected services and devices in the Internet of Things (IoT). Topics will be explored and discuss...

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Simplicity the key to Growth in Mobile IoT say Operators Mobile IoT is now a commercial reality. 38 operators globally offer solutions through LPWA in licensed spectrum; there are now 15 commercially-launched networks, and 26 Mobile Io...

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AT&T Hackathon Yields Solutions in IoT from Infrastructure to Bicycles Among the most stimulating events in the lead-up to the Mobile World Congress was the Developer Hackathon. In partnership with AT&T, a special weekend session dedicated to th...

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GSMA Highlights US$1.8 Trillion IoT Revenue Opportunity for Mobile Network Opera London: The GSMA today announced that mobile network operators are set to benefit from an estimated US$1.8 trillion Internet of Things (IoT) revenue opportunity by 2026 boosted ...

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