Internet of Things (IoT) Security

Protect smart, connected systems by leveraging the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of IoT security technologies.

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Symantec Protects Over a Billion Devices

As IoT transforms entire industries, creating tremendous benefits and new risks, Symantec already helps protect over a billion IoT devices. From smart televisions to critical infrastructure, we help securely protect and manage devices and communications, and deliver analytics to detect stealthy, sophisticated advanced threats to IoT systems.

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Embedded Critical System Protection

Secure devices with embedded operating systems

Protect IoT devices against attacks. Symantec Critical System Protection protects leading embedded operating systems, including Linux, QNX, and Windows Embedded operating systems. Starting with a core technology that has protected vital financial servers for years, we’ve extended the technology to protect automotive, Industrial Control Systems (ICS), manufacturing equipment, ATM, Point of Sale (POS), and medical devices.

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Embedded Critical System Protection

Device Certificates for Strong Authentication

Protect your communications

Authenticate IoT devices and encrypt data transmitted throughout IoT systems and networks. Build security into your IoT systems and products so that they are secure by design.  Such proper mutual authentication can help ensure that devices only accept connections and commands from authorized systems, avoiding the pitfalls hackers exercising unauthorized control of devices such as vehicles, medical equipment, industrial equipment, and smart city infrastructure.

  • Easily embedded into any device, with or without operating systems.
  • Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) for extremely constrained devices, low MHz, very few KB of SRAM.

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Device Certificates for Strong Authentication

Code Signing Certificates

Control permission for code to run on your devices

  • Supports cloud signing & control of ELF & Java file formats.
  • Supports complex relationships between authors & publishers.
  • Helps manage complicated ecosystems of tiered suppliers.

Ensure that the code running on your devices is code you have authorized to run, and not code loaded by attackers. Symantec Code Signing Certificates can be used:

  • With most chipsets, including Secure Boot chipsets with proprietary tools requiring supported algorithms.
  • For application-level code signing and verification through popular open-source cryptographic libraries such as OpenSSL and Micro-ECC. 

Symantec Secure App Service helps manage signing permissions for internal and partner software developers:

  • Ensuring that you control which supplier code is authorized to run on systems you distribute.
  • Protecting code-signing keys as employees and partners come and go.

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Code Signing Certificates

Automotive Solutions

Build comprehensive security Into vehicles, by design

Improve in-vehicle security by protecting:

  • In Vehicle Infotainment (IVI)
  • Modems
  • Controller Area Network (CAN) bus
  • Embedded controllers
  • On Board Diagnostics (OBD-II) port

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Automotive Solutions

Security for Industrial Control Systems (ICS)

Protect ICS, manufacturing, and process control systems

Protect manufacturing and process control systems:

  • Industrial automation
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • Connected systems that form the backbone of Industry 4.0

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Security for Industrial Control Systems (ICS)

Healthcare Solutions

Design more easily-manageable security into medical equipment and protect healthcare networks that have both legacy and latest equipment.   Symantec security solutions can help healthcare providers protect and manage equipment from many different providers.  Symantec security solutions can also help medical device makers build better security into new generations of medical equipment, which they are bringing to market each year.  From implants and ingestible devices to bedside equipment and heavy radiology equipment, Symantec offers the most comprehensive family of security technologies for medical equipment in the industry.

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Healthcare Solutions

Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) & Point of Sale (POS) Solutions

News headlines have been inundated with stories of credit card breaches and ATM malware. Don’t be the next victim.

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Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) & Point of Sale (POS) Solutions

Solutions for Other Verticals

For years, Symantec has helped embed security into critical infrastructure, Smart Cities, and Consumer Electronics.

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Solutions for Other Verticals

News

Symantec Research Finds IoT Devices Increasingly Used to Carry out DDoS Attacks
Malware is infesting a growing number of IoT devices, but their owners may be completely unaware of it.