When it comes to critical infrastructure, including development of the smart grid, smart cities, transportation systems, and more, security is no longer an afterthought. Given digital elements now been embedded into the “built world” for all the right reasons – to manage physical assets more efficiently, to predict maintenance associated with those assets, and to make life better for residents and visitors – more and more attention is being paid to the unintended consequences, for example security breaches, ransomware attacks, and cyber-terrorism.
Late last year, Cybertrust and MIRACLE LINUX merged to form a new company under the name of Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd, bringing together Cybertrust’s digital authentication and Miracle Linux embedded system and the message upon announcing the merger was built around trust.
While Cybertrust’s original claim to fame over the last twenty years was in commercial digital authentication services covering SSL/TLS Server Certificates, Client Certificates, Web Security Services and Vulnerability Testing, the company has aggressively entered the IoT and Industrial IoT domain over the last several years, providing a secure authentication platform integrating embedded and digital authentication technology, enabling vulnerabilities at production to be detected, providing measures for both security implementation and distribution of software upgrades.
As one of the newest members of the Civil Infrastructure Platform project, Cybertrust is doubling down on its commitment to building secure and reliable embedded equipment and systems in the open source world.
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