Experts Propose Standard for IoT Firmware Updates

Experts Propose Standard for IoT Firmware Updates

Security experts have filed a proposal with the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) that defines a secure framework for delivering firmware updates to Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Filed on Monday by three ARM employees, their submission has entered the first phase of a three-stage process for becoming an official Internet standard. Proposed IETF draft could serve as a baseline Titled " IoT Firmware Update Architecture ," their proposal — if approved — puts forward a series of ground rules that device makers could implement when designing the firmware update mechanism for their future devices. The proposed rules are […]