Security as a service provides enhanced protection for new IoT platform
SUNNYVALE, California and TOKYO, Japan – Nov. 21, 2017 – Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) today announced that Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of SoftBank Technology Corp. (JPX First Section: 4726), has selected the Rambus CryptoManager IoT Security Service for their Cybertrust Secure IoT Platform®, a comprehensive IoT platform-as-a-service. As a leading provider of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) solutions, Cybertrust will combine the services to provide an easy-to-use, multi-platform solution that covers all aspects of secure IoT device connectivity and lifecycle management.
“As the number of connected devices grows at an unprecedented rate, so too does the risk of these devices being compromised by advanced cyber criminals,” said Bret Sewell, senior vice president and general manager of the Rambus Security Division. “The Rambus CryptoManager IoT Security Service minimizes this risk by establishing a secure connection out-of-the-box and managing the security lifecycle of IoT devices. We are delighted to bring this approach and functionality to the Cybertrust Secure IoT Platform and look forward to advancing the security behind IoT devices with Cybertrust as a leading customer.”
“An end-to-end scalable security solution is quickly becoming a critical requirement for the IoT market,” said Yasutoshi Magara, executive vice president, Cybertrust Japan. “By integrating the Rambus CryptoManager IoT Security Service into our Secure IoT Platform, we can provide seamless security throughout the lifecycle of IoT devices and fulfill our company’s mission to provide a highly trusted and valued security solution to our global partners and customers.”
The Rambus CryptoManager IoT Security Service delivers IoT service providers and OEMs secure connectivity of IoT devices by supporting a variety of cloud solutions and client hardware architectures. The service leverages cryptographic information – device ID, keys, personalization information and more – stored in SoCs at the time of manufacture, and is pre-integrated with leading IoT chipset and PaaS providers to create an out-of-the-box secure connection to IoT endpoints. When a supported device is first powered up and connected to the Internet, it is automatically identified and authenticated by the solution. This simplifies implementation and improves solution time to market while maintaining security needs and mitigating DDoS attacks.
For more information on the CryptoManager Trusted Services, visit http://www.rambus.com/trustedservices.