Kudelski Group launches its new IoT chip-to-cloud security suite
November 14, 2017

Kudelski Group launches its new IoT chip-to-cloud security suite

CHESEAUX-SUR-LAUSANNE, Switzerland and PHOENIX (AZ), USA, November 14th, 2017 – The Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S), the world leader in digital security, today announced the expansion of its Internet of Things (IoT) security Center of Excellence with the launch of its IoT Security Suite. The Suite targets device manufacturers and service providers who need to address the long-term privacy and safety issues of their devices and protect their business models from attack.

The comprehensive IoT security solution builds on 25 years of Kudelski Group innovation in protecting digital TV content on more than 500 million devices, as well as its strong expertise in cybersecurity. It provides the ability to ensure network and device integrity as well as control access to business-critical data coming from IoT devices, thereby enabling and protecting new IoT business models, both at launch and when the system comes under attack.The Suite provides a flexible, modular approach to device, data and local/edge decision-making protection by offering a choice of dedicated hardware security chips, embedded IP blocks and/or advanced software protection techniques.

This offers a customized level of security depending on the threat model agreed with the customer.The first release of the IoT Security Suite contains a dedicated secure element designed to resist the highest level of attacks even when operating in IoT battery-powered devices. The secure element comes provisioned with credentials that are authenticated directly by the Kudelski Group’s cloud-based servers using techniques proven in the competitive pay-TV space and guaranteeing the identity and authenticity of devices embedding the chip.“The IoT attack surface is huge and growing every day, made up of a vast ecosystem of devices and technologies, different communication protocols, platforms, applications and infrastructures", said Jean-Michel Puiatti, Senior Vice President IoT Security at Kudelski Group.

"We are offering foundational security technologies and services that give our customers a strategic competitive advantage. By assessing, implementing, evolving and monitoring the security of their devices over time, we protect their business against new threats.”

About Kudelski IoT

Kudelski IoT is the Internet of Things division of Kudelski Group and provides end-to-end IoT solutions, IoT product design, and full-lifecycle services to IoT device manufacturers, ecosystem creators, and end-user companies. These solutions and services leverage the group’s 30+ years of innovation in digital business model creation; hardware, software and ecosystem design and testing; state-of-the-art security lifecycle management technologies and services and managed operation of complex systems. For more information about Kudelski IOT, please visit www.kudelski-iot.com.  

About Kudelski Group

The Kudelski Group (SIX: KUD.S) is a world leader in digital business enablement technologies that encompass digital content security, public access, cybersecurity, and IoT.

NAGRA provides end-to-end convergent media solutions to the digital entertainment industry including services and applications requiring access control and rights management to secure the revenue in digital television, internet, mobile and interactive applications.

SKIDATA is the world market leader in public access and visitor management with over 10,000 installations in over 100 countries, providing fast and safe access for people and vehicles.

Kudelski Security is an innovative, independent provider of tailored cybersecurity solutions to help enterprises and public sector institutions assess risks and vulnerabilities and protect their data and systems.

Kudelski IoT provides end-to-end solutions, IoT product design, and full-lifecycle services to IoT device manufacturers, ecosystem creators and end-user companies.

The Kudelski Group is headquartered in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland and Phoenix (AZ), USA with offices in 32 countries around the world. For more information, please visit www.nagra.com.

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Christopher Schouten
Kudelski IoT
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Cédric Alber
Kudelski Group - Corporate Communications
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