Securing IoT-Enabled Devices for Industrial Manufacturers


According to IDC, the global revenue opportunity for the Internet of Things (IoT) in manufacturing is expected to grow to $913 billion by 2018. More and more manufacturers are looking to realize the benefits of utilizing IoT for manufacturing including reducing the cost of field operations, maintenance, and repairs; extending the life of assets; driving efficiency; and creating new revenue sources.

However, IoT-enabled devices also expose manufacturers to new security threats and risks. For instance, IoT-enabled devices are susceptible to malware which can affect production efficiency, expose confidential information and compromise human safety. In addition, manufacturers face the following IoT security challenges:

Shortening time to market. Manufacturers must ensure the timely addition of new security features to secure access and ensure device trustworthiness, while implementing a consistent approach to embedded system security across IoT-enabled devices.

Reducing development costs. Manufacturers need to balance security and cost reduction to maintain healthy profits. Manufacturers must reduce the cost of hardening devices and securing communications for their IoT-enabled devices while complying with industry cybersecurity standards.

A Trusted Solution for IoT Security

Mocana provides mission-critical security solutions for embedded systems, the cloud, and the Internet of Things. Mocana's IoT Security Platform is comprised of software modules that can be customized and embedded into endpoints, gateways, and cloud servers. The IoT Security Platform goes beyond traditional perimeter-based security approaches by making devices trustworthy and enabling secure device-to-cloud communications.

Mocana's full-stack platform operates across complex, multi-vendor environments where performance and security are critical to ensuring safety and uptime. With a tiny footprint of less than 30KB, Mocana's crypto engine has been optimized for fast cryptographic processing. Hundreds of industrial IoT companies including manufacturers depend on Mocana's military-grade technology to protect millions of IoT devices, controllers, and embedded systems.

Download our solution brief on How Mocana Defends Against Cyber Attacks. Learn more about how Mocana can secure IoT-enabled devices.