WISeKey’s Global Cybersecurity to Protect Critical Infrastructures

- February 5th, 2020

WISeKey International Holding announced the release of a cybersecurity combined offer to secure access to connected objects.

WISeKey International Holding (NASDAQ:WKEY,SIX:WIHN) announced the release of a cybersecurity combined offer to secure access to connected objects.

As quoted in the press release:

This solution sits on WISeKey’s three fundamental value propositions: the new WISeID™ digital identity ecosystem for people, VaultIC407 secure element and VaultiTrust™ for electronic credentials generation, insertion and management.

In its 2019 Cyber Threat Report, SonicWall announced a significant escalation of IoT attacks, with a 217.5% increase from 2017. Even more frighteningly, the same study revealed that 3.9 trillion intrusion attempts were recorded. Massive published cyberattacks, such as the Ring’s case, are just the tip of the iceberg. Connected objects allow the implementation of many disruptive applications, at risk whenever the access to these devices and the related data (private video as an example) is not properly protected. Passwords have to be properly generated and managed. Two-factor authentication (reception of a confirmation code on a smartphone, for instance) is a plus. But data are at stake when they are conveyed from device-to-cloud as illustrated by the following picture:

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