Highly Secure Encryption-Technology Platform for Device Security

Platform enables easy and economical FIPS 140-2 Level 3-compliant solutions that satisfy ever-increasing security requirements in healthcare, home automation, secure-access control systems, and portable data storage STMicroelectronics and ClevX, an intellectual-property innovator and technology developer for portable storage and mobile device manufacturers, have announced the availability of a FIPS 140-2 Level 3 compliant Encryption Technology Platform reference design for security applications using commercial/ industrial-, rather than military-grade chips. The STM32 microcontroller-based platform will aid designers and manufacturers to design and build highly secure FIPS-compliant solutions suited for applications that require…

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Microsoft Azure Virtual Network Integration Boosting Cloud Security Visibility

New integration improves network visualization and the assessment of security controls in the public and private cloud Skybox™ Security has recently announced new inter-operability with Microsoft Azure Virtual Network (VNet), enabling customers to gain security visibility into virtualized networks created in the Azure Cloud. The Skybox™ Security Suite easily integrates with Azure VNet, incorporating the virtual environment in its network model to provide normalized visibility and access simulation capabilities across public, private and hybrid IT networks. This capability improves configuration security and enables security teams to quickly understand Azure’s role…

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Artificial Intelligence Next Key Growth Area for Smartphones

Differentiation through hardware will become even more difficult Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the next big growth areas for the mobile industry according to a white paper released by IHS Markit ahead of Mobile World Congress. “We see AI making smart devices even smarter with improved user experiences,” said Ian Fogg, Director of Mobile and Telecom Analysis at IHS Markit, “Existing AI agents like Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant will expand across the industry, complemented by embedded AI in all parts of mobile devices from cameras, to audio, to…

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Celebrating 15-Year 20% Annual Growth Rate in Thermal Image Sensors

Company will double R&D spending to target growth opportunities in consumer markets and outpace new entrants in thermal detection ULIS, a manufacturer of innovative thermal sensors, announces that the company will again significantly increase its R&D spending for 2017 to reach €15M ($16.8M). This investment marks the company’s strong growth and market leadership progression over the last 15 years. ULIS generated €61.5M ($69.3M) in sales in 2016, a rise of nearly 30% compared to 2015. Buoyed by the spurt in additional growth and market changes, ULIS’ new level of R&D…

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