Chip Security Emerges a Hot Topic in the Supply Chain

AspenCore Media has taken a deep dive into the question of Where Security Meets Privacy in the 21st Century. Included in this Special Project are: Sitting at the Crossroads of Cybersecurity and Privacy, Designing Hardware for Data Privacy, and Facial Recognition: The Ugly Truth. For electronics OEMs, ensuring that the semiconductor chips that they source…

LoRa Alliance Expands LoRaWAN Device Certification Program to Ensure Quality of Millions of Connected IoT Devices

Berlin – June 4, 2019 – The LoRa Alliance, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT) low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), announced today that it has significantly expanded its LoRaWAN certification program. The enhanced certification testing suite meets the requirements of LoRaWAN network operators and assures end users that certified…

Welcome to the Era of the Cyber Supply Chain

Most of the time when people hear about cyber-security and data breaches they immediately think of high-profile attacks that have made national headlines in recent years – those are the ‘big ones’ that make the nightly news. But when we’re looking at supply chain and cyber-security issues, they don’t get much attention from the general…

Happy World IP Day!

The calendar is littered with holidays set on April 26: Audubon Day, National Dissertation Day, National Help a Horse Day, National Pretzel Day, Get Organized Day, and even National Hairball Awareness Day. In the global electronics supply chain world, the one that deserves balloons, streamers and general merriment is World Intellectual Property Day. The theme…

Artificial Intelligence & X-Ray Vision are Superpowers

Gartner’s Technology Hype Cycle puts many application of artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in around the ‘peak of inflated expectations’ or headed into the ‘trough of disillusionment.’ Meanwhile, very few have made it onto the ‘slope of enlightenment’ let alone the ‘plateau of productivity.’ We’ve been working with AI for a while now…