Best Ways to Speed and Secure Device Onboarding in an IoT World

The Internet of Things is all about devices—billions of devices (things) that collaboratively communicate and collect incalculable amounts of data.

But these billions of “things” need to be connected to the Internet (aka provisioned)—a pervasive problem for two reasons: time and security.

It can take 20 minutes to provision a single device. Multiply that by billions of devices and you’d better find a good ergonomic chair in which to spend the next thousand years. On the security side, the issue of passwords—who knows them or doesn’t set them up well—opens the door to cyber attacks.

What’s the solution?

Join Richard Kerslake, Senior Director in Intel’s IoT Group, to learn how a new automated approach using Intel® Secure Device Onboard (Intel® SDO) can solve the provisioning problem.

You’ll learn how:

  • An “SDO” approach works, and specifically how Intel® SDO works
  • SDO can simplify and speed up provisioning time
  • It hardens all the “trust” points: between devices, in the cloud, and through the full supply chain to end customers
  • Intel and Arm collaborated to create an industry-wide solution prototype
  • SDO has immense promise to become an open standard used by all—“the USB of IoT”

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Richard Kerslake, Senior Director, Industrial Services Division, Intel Internet of Things Group

Richard joined Intel in 2014 and has led business, marketing, and development teams for IoT security and wearable silicon and software platforms. He currently Intel’s “Secure Device Onboard” (SDO) program, an initiative to streamline and simplify the effort of connecting IOT devices to clouds. Prior to Intel, he held various business and marketing management roles at Texas Instruments.

Richard holds a Master’s of Science in Physics and Electronics from University of Manchester.

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