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Lee Wilson

Lee is a Business Development Engineer at OnBoard Security since July 2015. He is responsible for technical business development of OnBoard Security’s TrustSentinel™ products. Prior to joining OnBoard Security, Lee had a 35 year career with IBM. Initially he did chip design, card design, CAD, and software design. Following that, a large part of his career with IBM was spent in system, network and security architecture. He has been focused on security for the last 10 years. He was the lead security architect for IBM System X Flex servers. He served as IBM’s member of the TCG Board of Directors for 3 years and has chaired the TCG D-RTM, VPWG and TSS workgroups. Lee did his BSEE work at Northwestern University and his MSEE work at Syracuse University.
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Setting Security Goals and Requirements

Posted by Lee Wilson on Aug 16, 2018 12:57:00 PM

To get a clear view of your security goals and requirements it is very useful to categorize your project into one of four target environments.  

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Topics: Internet of Things, Privacy, Cyber Security

Four Simple Software Models To Built System Security

Posted by Lee Wilson on Aug 7, 2018 5:55:00 PM

Every day, thousands of new devices are given internet connectivity - called the Internet of Things (IoT).   Figure 1 displays IoT devices attacked worldwide in 2015. Most of the internet connected devices are inherently insecure and hackers realize this as an easy opportunity.  Even though home routers were the most targeted devices, others weren’t spared.

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Topics: Internet of Things

Whitepaper: Setting and Achieving Security Design Goals

Posted by Lee Wilson on Aug 6, 2018 12:53:00 PM

This whitepaper provides a framework on system security design and the security software needed to achieve a system’s security goal.  Four software models are examined and critiqued, with recommended strategies for choosing vendors within those differing models.

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Topics: Internet of Things, Cyber Security

Top-Down and Bottom-Up Defenses to Secure IoT

Posted by Lee Wilson on May 24, 2018 12:14:38 PM
Many IoT device manufacturers understand the need for cyber security but aren’t sure where to begin. To add to the confusion, some security vendors will claim their firewall or password system or a “magic bullet” will protect your system from every type of attack. Don’t believe the hype.
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Topics: TPM, TSS, Cyber Security, Embedded Security, Internet of Things, Cryptography

Trusted Computing Primary Use Cases

Posted by Lee Wilson on May 17, 2018 1:18:08 PM

There are four primary use cases for implementing trusted computing with a Trusted Platform Module (TPM), the cryptographic module standardized by the Trusted Computing Group. This blog will give a brief overview of those use cases, which can be combined to create more complex and powerful solutions.

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Topics: TPM, Internet of Things, Embedded Security, Cyber Security, TSS, Trusted Computing

TPM - a Powerful, Inexpensive Security Building Block

Posted by Lee Wilson on Mar 22, 2018 1:51:50 PM

There are two worlds of computer security - high-end systems and then everything else. Both high- and low-end systems typically employ “top-down” defenses to harden their attack surfaces. These are “software-only” security techniques.

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Topics: TPM, Trusted Computing, TSS, Cyber Security, Embedded Security, Internet of Things, Cryptography

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