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How to secure IoT devices as a user? Part #1: Passwords

How to secure IoT devices as a user? Part #1: Passwords

You’ve several IoT devices in your home and now you want to know how to secure your IoT devices? Here is some security best practices for IoT devices. Obviously, IoT security is not a thing that can be covered in only a blog post. So, we start a series of articles. I’ll try to mention about my experiences, as an IoT solutions architect.

How to develop backend services for an IoT application?

How to develop backend services for an IoT application?

IoT application development doesn’t dissociate from a typical backend development process. But the approach is. Be careful about we’re talking for physical “things” and this makes a lot of sense. There should be an “architecture” and it should cover the whole application; because of different layers like physical devices, mobile users, bulk analysis, automated reporting; which are not the subject for web applications. You can still develop the IoT application’s backend with same way which you know, after architecting the solution. Here are my notes about as an IoT Solutions Architect.

How to connect a PLC to the cloud using OPC-DA and MQTT Protocols

How to connect a PLC to the cloud using OPC-DA and MQTT Protocols

Connecting an industrial equipment to a cloud platform offers endless possibilities of data processing and integrations. This tutorial aims to connect an Allen-Bradley PLC to cloud. We’ll do it on a legacy PLC which has OPC-DA protocol. We need to pull and push data from OPC-DA to MQTT to be able to benefit cloud resources on an industrial equipment. Let’s see.

What is RAMI 4.0? - Reference Architectural Model Industrie 4.0

What is RAMI 4.0? - Reference Architectural Model Industrie 4.0

What is Reference Architectural Model Industrie 4.0 (RAMI 4.0)? You’ve come across with RAMI 4.0 because it’s started to being used as a service-oriented architecture for Industry 4.0 projects. Reference Architectural Model Industrie 4.0 is a three-dimensional map showing how to approach the issue of Industrie 4.0 in a structured manner.

What is Industry 4.0 and Cyber Physical Systems?

What is Industry 4.0 and Cyber Physical Systems?

The term Industry 4.0 comes from a combination of major innovations in the digital technology and hardware automations. But have you ever heard of cyber-physical systems? Probably not, because it’s not much populer in marketing presentations; you can come across with it at papers, mostly. Let’s have a look at them.