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Designing secure IoT products
Creating secure products with ease
The industry is coming together to create streamlined best practices, frameworks, and certifications. Nordic aligns with PSA CertifiedTM to provide a standardized approach to security that guides customers through their individual security journey. Below we have highlighted a few simplified steps, guiding you towards a successful result:
Analyze - Threat models & security analysis
Architect - Hardware & firmware specifications
Implement - Firmware Source code
Certify - Independently tested
Security goals and objectives
At Nordic we have a clear goal when it comes to security. Enable everyone to design and deploy secure products, by:
- Making the right choices from the start.
- Understanding the threats and value of security
- Protecting critical assets against common threats
IoT product security can be divided into a few simple objectives every product should meet.
Secure boot and secure update with anti-rollback
Isolation between secure and non-secure environments
Attestation and unique identification
An Introduction to Trusted Firmware-M (TF-M)
Nordic Semiconductor recommends following the PSA Certified IoT Security Framework in your product development process. The four-step process of analyze, architect, implement, certify, provides a framework to guide your decisions from concept to production to ensure an appropriate level of security is implemented in your IoT device.
Securing IoT products with PSA Certified APIs
Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are designed to connect to the internet and/or exchange information with other devices, making them a target for hackers who can exploit security vulnerabilities. Implementing robust security measures to ensure data integrity, confidentiality, and availability on those devices has become a priority.