Rob Tiffany

IoT Minute Episode 31: Authenticating Devices at the Edge

When authenticating devices via an edge gateway, you’re faced with unintelligent devices with no ability to authenticate and smart ones that can.

To perform this local authentication near your devices, the edge gateway must have already downloaded the necessary credentials from your IoT server or cloud. The gateway must then challenge devices to present their security tokens or certificates in order to accept their telemetry data.

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