Securing your smart and connected home

As we bring more and more IoT applications into smart homes, they become more connected. However, the dramatic increase of smart devices in a home network increases the potential entry point of attacks from a security point of view. Attacks on an unsecured home connection could result in stolen or misused personal data. Compromised smart home devices could be misused in larger scale attacks such as DDOS attacks which could potentially disable entire server networks. 

The Infineon OPTIGA Family is the security solution to protect the smart home by providing a hardware trust anchor that addresses Authentication, Secured Communication, Secured Data Store and Integrity Protection as well as Secured Firmware Update use cases.  With a broad portfolio of hardware trust anchor products, the Infineon OPTIGA Family of products can meet a wide range of security needs and defend against the main attack scenarios of Fake Identity Devices, Eavesdropping, Manipulation and Malware attacks.

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Features

  • Authentication
  • Secured connection
  • Stored data encryption and integrity protection
  • Secured firmware update


Applications

  • Smart home appliances such as room air conditioning systems, washing machines, dish washers, vacuum cleaners, and fridges
  • Smart home monitoring such as door locks, smoke sensors, wireless security cameras, motion and contact sensors
  • Smart residential lighting such as RF-enabled LD lamps, RF-enabled lamps, luminaire controllers, connected switches and keypads
  • Smart home gateways
  • Entertainment products


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Securing Your Smart and Connected Home

 

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