IoT Security–Essentials–Part 01

Security(Cyber Security) is an essential requirement for any IoT platform or devices or end users and the communication infrastructure.  In order to achieve or design best possible security solutions,  to avoid some external entity or hacker gaining access to your IoT device or infrastructure, every architect or system designer should do Threat Modeling exercise.  As …

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Microsoft Azure IoT Suite–Provisioned solutions for Faster Time to Market IoT enabled solutions

Microsoft Azure IoT Suite Provisioned solutions will help you create your own fully integrated solutions tailored for your specific needs in the following 3 sections. Using these ready to consume solutions will accelerate your time to market IoT(Internet of Things) requirements. Remote Monitoring  – Connect and monitor your devices to analyze untapped data and improve …

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IoT Jargons – Identity of Things (IDoT)

The Identity of Things (IDoT) is an area involves assigning universal unique identifiers (UUID) with associated metadata to devices and objects (things), to identify, connect and communicate effectively with other machines over the internet or within constrained local network. The metadata included with the UUID characterizes the identity of an endpoint. Identity is an essential …

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IoT Protocols–Quick Comparison

The table below contains a quick summary of the IoT protocols: Protocol CoAP XMPP RESTful HTTP MQTT AMQP Transport UDP TCP TCP TCP TCP Messaging Request/Response Publish/Subscribe Request/Response Request/Response Publish/Subscribe Request/Response Topic based Publish/Subscribe 2G, 3G, 4G Suitability (1000s nodes) Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent LLN Suitability (1000s nodes) Excellent Fair Fair Fair Excellent Compute …

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Internet of Things (IoT)–Introduction

The Internet of things (IoT) is the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles (also referred to as “connected devices” and “smart devices”), buildings, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these objects to collect and exchange data. The IoT allows objects to be sensed or controlled remotely across existing …

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IoT Hub vs Event Hub–A quick comparison

With this article I am trying to provide you a birds eye view comparison of IoT Hub and Azure Event Hub, so that some of you may stop feeling that there is nothing new in IoT Hub. For the interest of this article, I put together a table with side-by-side comparison of some important features/desired …

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