Cellular module secures the IoT from end to end

08-01-2020 | U-Blox | Subs & Systems

U-blox has announced certification of its SARA-R410M-73B module for South Korea on SK Telecom’s LTE-M cellular network. The module series supports a wide spectrum of IoT applications including smart metering, telematics, security systems, asset and vehicle tracking, building automation, and smart lighting solutions and connected health.

"U-blox has always considered security in the design of its positioning and wireless communications products,” says Eric Heiser, head of services/security at U-blox. “With SARA-R410M-73B, we are launching our first commercial module featuring device and data security implementation in partnership with Kudelski, utilizing their patented technology for key management.”

The modules are excellent for mission critical IoT solutions, as they include a unique and immutable root of trust. This gives the foundation for a trusted set of advanced security functionalities.

Patty Felts, product manager, product centre cellular at U-blox stressed: “The scalable, pre-shared key management system offers best-in-class data encryption and decryption, both on-device as well as from-device-to-cloud. Utilising the latest (D)TLS stack and cipher suites with hardware-based crypto acceleration provides robust, efficient, and protected communication."

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