Brocade Releases Ruckus Cloudpath ES 5.1 Software to Secure IoT Devices
The latest software release enables organizations to automatically and securely connect Internet of Things (IoT) devices using certificates—the gold standard of device security—allowing IT to establish policies governing the behavior of those devices. In conjunction with the Cloudpath software certificate authority (CA) and supported standards-based protocols, the new capabilities allow organizations and IoT device manufacturers to easily and automatically secure a wide range of connected IoT devices without changing existing security infrastructure.
“Traditionally, configuring IoT devices has been a huge headache for IT. These devices not only expose organisations to new security threats, but often require manual onboarding, assuming they can be onboarded at all,” said Kevin Koster, chief Cloudpath architect, Ruckus Wireless Business Unit, Brocade. “Cloudpath helps IT departments ensure their IoT devices don’t put their network and their users at risk, while enabling IoT device manufacturers to meet their own customers’ need for IoT device security.” Read the full article here.
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