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Firmware Protection: How to Solve for Firmware Security Gaps

Device and chip makers have an obligation to improve their firmware protection to defend against threats. If nothing else, they need to defend themselves. Selling products that are later revealed to have vulnerabilities is expensive and bad…

Firmware Hacking: Exploring Potential Security Gaps and Vulnerabilities

Firmware is in every computing device. Therefore, every device is exposed to firmware threats and is vulnerable to firmware hacking. This risk goes well beyond the realm of smartphones and laptops. Edge compute solutions, including connected…
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What Is Firmware? A Firmware Overview and History

What Is Firmware? It exists on every type of computing device, from kitchen appliances to autonomous vehicles, yet many people don’t understand its function. Let’s start at the beginning to answer the question, “What is firmware?” Basic…

Firmware Security in the Age of Edge Computing

When it comes to cybersecurity, malicious attackers will always discover the weakest point in a target’s defenses and focus their attacks on that area. As each area of cyber defense grows stronger, attackers move on to the next most vulnerable…