Managing Software and Firmware Risks

In this course, you will explore the details of managing software and firmware risks in IoT.

4 videos  //  60 minutes of training

Course description

A wide variety of security issues are caused by flaws in software throughout its entire life cycle — from development, deployment and maintenance through its retirement.

Course syllabus

Manage General Software RisksDuration: 25:47

Internet of Things (IoT) systems involve a wide range of software and firmware from many different vendors and a staggering array of different software platforms, programming languages and tools. Flaws in any of these components may result in vulnerabilities.

Manage Risks Related to Software Installation and ConfigurationDuration: 9:02

In some cases, an application may be programmed correctly but installed or configured incorrectly, leading to vulnerabilities.

Manage Risks Related to Software Patches and UpdatesDuration: 10:30

The patching and updating process can introduce a variety of risks into the IoT ecosystem. Managing the risks involved in the process is essential to keep the entire system secure.

Manage Risks Related to IoT Device Operating Systems and FirmwareDuration: 14:14

There are various challenges associated with the security of the lightweight operating systems and programs that run on IoT devices.

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