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The 3 Easiest Ways to Build a Secure IoT Device

Building an Internet of Things (IoT) product that is secure and maintainable both today and into the future takes time and expertise, plus a grasp on where the ecosystem has been...
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Using MQTT for Inter-process Communication in IoT

When you think of inter-process communication (IPC) on an embedded Linux system what are the first couple of IPC mechanisms that come to mind? Signals, pipes, message queues, shared memory and sockets...
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Practical Cryptography for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to get a bad reputation – every day it seems like we hear of another way an insecure IoT device was compromised. One of...

The ESP32: Quick and Inexpensive Platform for Your Next IoT Device

Do you have an idea for an IoT device, but you don’t know where to start? Do you think you need a microcontroller, but you’re not sure which one you should use? Are...

5 Considerations for Building a Scalable IoT System

There are a lot of details and considerations that go into building up an Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure that can scale. Most people immediately think of scaling their servers –...