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IoT and cryptographic firms combine to deliver surgical robot security tool

February 08, 2019 / IAN BOLLAND

nternet of Things security company Device Authority has gone into partnership with cryptographic solutions provider nCipher Security. Device Authority’s KeyScaler platform integrates with nCipher’s nShield hardware security modules (HSMs) with the aim of providing high-assurance device authentication, managed end-to-end encryption, and certificate provisioning for IoT devices, ideal for medical, industrial, and other smart connected products. Cindy Provin, chief executive officer, nCipher Security said: “Every day we are seeing how technology in healthcare is helping improve the care that patients receive. However, we have also seen that the healthcare industry is regularly under threat from cybercriminals. Our partnership with Device Authority has enabled us to solve device authentication and data security challenges that are hindering IoT deployments. By creating a hardened system for issuing and managing device credentials and the keys that are essential to creatin...