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InfoWorld - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:47am

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Oracle Java Card updated for IoT applications

InfoWorld - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 6:00am

Oracle’s Java Card platform, which provides security for smart card and limited-memory device applications, increases support for the internet of things in Version 3.1.

Java Card is a software technology providing isolation between secure hardware and software services. Typical hardware platforms that use Java Card include embedded secure elements, smart card chips, and secure systems with a general-purpose CPU. Sensitive materials such as cryptographic keys can be provisioned. The development kit is free, but manufacturers using Java Card must get a paid commercial license to use the technology.

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Java Card 3.1 enables development of security services portable across a range of IoT security hardware. An extensible I/O model lets applications exchange data directly with connected peripherals over a variety of physical layers and application protocols. The new version also introduces APIs and updated cryptography functions to address IoT security and assist with design of security applications, including device attestation.

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Exploring the economic realities of cybersecurity insurance | Salted Hash Ep 43

InfoWorld - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:00am
Guest host Juliet Beauchamp talks with senior writer J.M. Porup about the newly created cybersecurity insurance industry, and how a policy could fit into an organization's overall security strategy to help minimize risk.
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