Blockchain and IoT: a tandem for security

Blockchain already resonates as the buzzword of the moment. And the reality is that it is fast becoming a great trend in the era of digitalization. Among its multiple application areas, which are many more than bitcoin, are the Internet of Things, financial transactions or even electronic voting. On the other hand, the Internet of … Continued

What to consider when choosing hardware for an IoT deployment?

The opportunity offered by the IoT is as great as the challenge posed by IoT security. The latter no longer depends only on the software we use, but also the hardware that we have. We have already written on several occasions about the importance of security in IoT, and especially in the Industrial IoT, as … Continued

Why IoT Security is a hot topic?

In order to talk about security in the IoT, we must go back to the concept of “Internet of Things”. The IoT arises from the possibility of connecting all types of devices to a network to collect data and analyze them. It is precisely this ability to open to the network what makes the devices … Continued

These Have Been The Main Attacks To IoT Devices In 2018

According to the IoT Analytics report, the year 2018 has ended with more than 17 billion connected devices worldwide, of which 7 billion are dedicated to the IoT. As these connection points increase in number, the attacks on them also grow. According to a study performed by McAfee Labs, about 480 new threats per minute … Continued

Saint Barbara, Barbara IoT and Computing Security

It is no accident that the International Computing Security Day is celebrated on November 30th. And that only 4 days later, we honor Saint Barbara, the patron saint of security among other things. Nor that our name is Barbara IoT. In the intro of this post, we have cited 2 times the security word, and … Continued

Barbara Trial Program Is Out!

We are making a set of tools available for companies that want to try out our solution. Barbara IoT’s vision is to make professional IoT deployments easy and secure. To accomplish that goal, we want to provide companies with the necessary tools to avoid the complexity of the data gathering and device maintenance. That’s why … Continued

Understanding Blockchain Security

Computer security and Blockchain are concepts that resonate very often. The most known field where they converge is probably in the digital currency (Bitcoin, Ethereum, …). However, Blockchain applications have the potential to provide robustness to a more conventional and closer computing. This article aims to review the technologies, scope, and applications in which it … Continued

Understanding The Architecture of Barbara OS

Barbara OS (Operating System) is the core of Barbara IoT technology. It is an Operating System for IoT devices, built in with security from the ground up, and specially designed for Industrial IoT deployments. Compatible with modern hardware architectures (ARM, x86), it is remotely manageable from the Barbara Panel dashboard, and it is the perfect … Continued