IoT startup Afero goes end to end for security
Internet of Things startup Afero says it can secure small and large IoT devices with a Bluetooth radio module and a cloud service.
Afero’s platform is just the latest approach to building an infrastructure that ties together a variety of connected devices. The company says its system can be applied to both the home and enterprise realms of IoT and encrypts data all the way from devices to the cloud.
The Internet of Things is widely expected to blossom into billions of devices for consumers, cities and businesses in the next few years. Along with those connected objects in the field, software, networks and analytics will be critical components of IoT. Bringing all those components together may pose a steep challenge for consumer electronics makers, as well as for enterprises that want to reap benefits in efficiency, savings and profits.