By using this site, you agree to the IDC Privacy Policy

TECH SUPPLIER Dec 2018 - Market Perspective - Doc # US43796119

Internet of Things Device Security — Examining PKI Certificate Management and Device Provisioning Options

By: Robyn WesterveltResearch Director, Security & Trust, Abhi Dugar

Abstract

This IDC Market Perspective provides information about IoT-specific platforms for public key infrastructure and management of digital certificates. These platforms enable organizations to distribute, use, store, and revoke digital certificates and manage public key encryption.

"Manufacturers should consider the risk profile of IoT devices under development and apply security accordingly. History has demonstrated that adding security during a later stage or bolting on security following deployment increases complexity and can severely impact cost and performance. Device identity is an essential element of any embedded device, and some of the PKI offerings for IoT offer extensibility required to adapt to technology shifts and highly flexible to integrate into complex production environments," said Robert Westervelt, research director, IDC's Security Products group.


Coverage

Content


Get More

When you purchase this document, the purchase price can be applied to the cost of an annual subscription, giving you access to more research for your investment.



Related Links

Do you have questions about this document
or available subscriptions?

Contact Us