"Building a gateway to the Internet of Things"

March 1, 2016

"The IoT will include not just new devices specifically designed for IoT compatibility but also systems that are already in place today and operate outside of the IoT cloud. However, the path to creating a ubiquitous cloud of interconnected devices requires a means for devices that are not IP-based to connect without having to bear the cost of a full Ethernet or Wi-Fi interface with accompanying protocol stack. This can be achieved through the use of gateways that bridge these devices to the Internet in the context of real-world applications.

In addition, adding intelligent and embedded control to gateways can simplify IoT device design by providing access to shared processing resources. While this white paper focuses on implementing connectivity for IoT applications, it offers insights into the design of any application requiring embedded Internet connectivity. Key topics addressed include implementing IP connectivity, security, disparate node aggregation, power and cost."

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Establishing Confidence in IoT Device Security: How do we get there?

whitePaper | May 14, 2021

The purpose of this draft paper is to start a conversation about what it means to have confidence in the cybersecurity of IoT devices used by individuals and organizations and the various ways of gaining that confidence. This paper describes the landscape of confidence mechanisms that are currently available for establishing the security of IoT devices in the marketplace. In preparing this paper, NIST conducted extensive research on initiatives that can help to instill confidence in IoT device security and held a series of meetings with government and industry experts to glean information on the unique aspects and challenges in this space.

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Industry 4.0 in agriculture: Focus on IoT aspects

whitePaper | January 10, 2020

The Industry 4.0 trend is transforming the production capabilities of all industries, including the agricultural domain. Connectivity is the cornerstone of this transformation and IoT a key enabling technology that is increasingly part of agricultural equipment. From Industry 4.0 to Agriculture 4.0 The Industry 4.0 trend is seen as a transforming force that will deeply impact the industry. The trend is building on an array of digital technologies: Internet of Things, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and of digital practices: cooperation, mobility, open innovation.

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CYBER SECURITY IN THE ERA OF INDUSTRIAL IOT

whitePaper | February 6, 2020

Industrial cyber security has been a topic of much debate over the last decade. Despite the industry’s widespread acknowledgement of its significance, cyber security in the industry continues to be an elusive subject for many. A huge gap exists in understanding the implications of cyber security; however, the subject has been greatly discussed. Interestingly, the industrial environment is currently passing through a key phase, where the idea of Internet of Things (IoT) is beginning to pervade all areas of industrial operation. This ongoing change is poised to expand the complex security needs in the factories of the future.

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Tailoring IoT platforms to the requirements of specific use cases

whitePaper | April 13, 2021

The Internet of Things has evolved in the last 10-15 years from a long-term visionary idea to our current reality, present in more and more domains of our everyday lives. Many IoT architectures and platforms are being proposed today by various academic and industrial consortia, in domains as diverse as smart manufacturing, smart homes, smart cities or smart transport, to name just a few. These different IoT platforms have many things in common, as they all rely on connecting some smart sensor and actuator devices to each other and to the Internet, providing value-added services and applications to us, human users, either directly, or in an indirect manner. However, by closely analyzing their structure and operational focus, we can observe that these IoT architectures and platforms have also special features tailored to the requirements of different use cases.

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Securing Devices in Advanced Metering Infrastructures

whitePaper | January 8, 2020

Smart grid managers and Head End System (HES) vendors depend on data to drive their business. Receiving and analyzing accurate data from grid endpoints - the smart meters - is the main element that determines business success. Their customers, Distribution System Operators (DSOs) and Advanced Metering Infrastructures (AMI) managers, then use this data for crucial processes: monitoring energy demand and production, load shifting to maintain a persistent grid balance at all times and billing customers. Each tiny bit of data is the starting point for monetization and asset management and it must be accurate and trusted in order to keep power flowing.

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Internet of Things for Telecom Engineers

whitePaper | February 11, 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer the future: it is the new reality moving telecommunications forward. The IoT enables physical objects to see, hear, think, and perform jobs by having them “talk” to each other, share information, and coordinate decisions. The number of internet-enabled objects has surpassed the Earth’s population. Today, the IoT connects everything from HVAC thermostats and smart homes to transportation, healthcare, industrial automation, and emergency response equipment. As the prevalence of IoT innovations grow, telecom leaders must embrace the opportunities, and challenges, posed by a more connected future.

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