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Wind River Rocket* - Free RTOS for IoT devices and MCUs

Wind River Rocket* is a free, cloud-connected, real-time operating system (RTOS) designed for microcontrollers (MCUs) and other small, connected IoT devices from the industry's leading embedded systems software experts. Offering multi-architecture support for Intel® and ARM architectures, Rocket is a perfect fit for applications running on 32-bit MCUs engineered for small-footprint sensor hubs,...
Authored by Last updated on 07/10/2018 - 08:00
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Securing Firmware is Crucial for IoT

I recently did an interview with Motherboard about IoT device security, and what role firmware pl

Authored by Brian Richardson (Intel) Last updated on 07/10/2018 - 08:08
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Firmware to Fog: Smart Sensors for Logistics

For microcontrollers, it's a bit different. Firmware often represents the entire software stack, due to limited memory and compute resources. Low-power sensors are more heavily customized for specific markets, so changing firmware is essential to building a proper solution. Small devices like freight tracking sensors don't communicate directly with the cloud, and need to work as a mesh network to...
Authored by Brian Richardson (Intel) Last updated on 07/13/2018 - 14:32
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How to Build Products Using Open Platform Firmware

Platforms like MinnowBoard are a great starting point for IoT edge hardware... as long as you lock down a few things in the firmware.
Authored by Brian Richardson (Intel) Last updated on 03/05/2019 - 23:50
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How to Recover CCA When its Firmware LED Keeps Blinking

There is a famous software tool set named Intel® System Studio.

Authored by Soflen S. (Intel) Last updated on 05/30/2018 - 07:00
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Intel Global IoT DevFest

Celebrating the FIRST EVER Global IoT DevFest! Registration is Still Open to Watch Replays! ATTENTION – There’s still time to sign up for the latest edition of our Intel Global IoT DevFest II on Nov 7-8th 2017.
Authored by Last updated on 07/10/2018 - 08:00
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What you don’t know about firmware might get you 0wn3d

Following firmware developers on social media during Black Hat & Def Con can be a bit bewildering. Firmware is becoming more important in the realm of cybersecurity research.

Authored by Brian Richardson (Intel) Last updated on 05/30/2018 - 07:00
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Using Whitelists to Improve Firmware Security

Firmware-based attacks typically attempt to add or modify system firmware modules stored in NVRAM. Tools provided by the open source CHIPSEC project can be used to generate and verify hashes of these modules, so users can detect unauthorized changes.
Authored by Brian Richardson (Intel) Last updated on 05/30/2018 - 07:00
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Implementing MicroPython as a UEFI Test Framework

Since its introduction in 2005, the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) has become the primary standard for firmware development.

Authored by Brian Richardson (Intel) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:00
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Breaking Firmware for Fun and Profit… and Security

Attacks operating at the firmware level can be difficult to discover. There are methods for detecting and defending against attacks, which Intel shares through open source and training.
Authored by Brian Richardson (Intel) Last updated on 05/30/2018 - 12:19