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Sigmadots partners with Telit to strengthen IoT cybersecurity

May 28, 2019 / CISOMAG

Cybersecurity startup SigmaDots, a subsidiary of Essence Group, recently partnered with Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), to expand IoT security and strengthen business continuity. Essence Group is a provider of LTE-based connected devices and IoT platforms. SigmaDots provides distributed cybersecurity solutions to IoT ecosystems using advanced blockchain technology. The company claims that it’s the first to develop blockchain-based cybersecurity solutions for IoT and IIoT systems. Telit provides Internet of Things (IoT) enablement, with a portfolio of wireless connectivity modules, platforms, virtual cellular IoT operator services, and professional services. The new partnership allows both the companies to use the blockchain technology for routers, control panels, IoT gateways, and a host of IoT devices, reducing vulnerabilities to cyberthreats.