PFP, Wistron and Xilinx Team to Deliver Cybersecurity for IoT

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PFP Cybersecurity, a provider of an IoT platform to ensure trust, has teamed with Wistron Corp., a major original design manufacturer, as an ODM/OEM partner and to provide PFP technology to Wistron's current and future customers.

PFP's advanced solutions detect anomalies from supply chain, insider tampering and continuous attacks from cradle to grave. Steven Chen, PFP CEO, says, "In the future everything will be attacked. How does one protect a device with limited resources against hardware, firmware, configuration and data hacks during the whole life cycle?"

PFP's solution, with power usage analytics and machine learning, is cloud based and can be distributed using the Zynq SOC device. PFP's solution protects against cyber-attacks that threaten any IoT connected device including data centers, medical equipment, power grids, cars, mobile devices, as well as, any other smart device.

"Wistron is excited to be part of PFP’s cutting edge cybersecurity solution," said WK Liu, Chief of Integrated Application Solution Business, Consumer & Smart Products Business group at Wistron. "We are looking forward to applying the PFP solution to benefit our current and future ODM customers."

"The highly innovative PFP solution addresses the need for intelligence at the edge to detect zero-day attacks. PFP's solution effectively leverages the high performance processing for heterogeneous sensor fusion with real time analytics that Zynq SoC technology provides for attack detection and remediation to address both physical security and cybersecurity," said Lawrence Getman, Xilinx Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Ecosystems.

About Wistron

Wistron Corporation is a major original design manufacturer (ODM) located in Taiwan with US$ 18.8B (NT$ 623.27B) in 2015. Originally, the manufacturing arm of Acer, Inc. before being spun off in 2000, Wistron employs over 60,000 people worldwide. Wistron focuses on information and communication technology products ranging from Notebook PCs, Desktop PCs, Server and Storage systems, LCD TVs, IA (information appliances), Handheld devices, Networking, Communication products., and IoT. Wistron’s client base consists of branded, global OEM (original equipment manufacturer) companies.

About Xilinx

Xilinx is the leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs, and 3D ICs. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software defined and hardware optimized – powering industry advancements in Cloud Computing, Embedded Vision, Industrial IoT, and 5G.

About PFP Cybersecurity

PFP Cybersecurity (aka Power Fingerprinting Inc.) enables a SaaS solution for brand protection for Fortune 1000 companies. The PFP IoT platform for trust, based on patented analytics for power – the lowest common denominator, is proven to detect supply chain, configuration and continuous attacks. The PFP power analytics provides alarms in machine time to enterprise systems with strong confidence. PFP media coverage includes Forbes, MIT Technical Review, Bloomberg, Dark Reading, etc. Gartner has selected PFP as a 2015 Cool Vendor. PFP has been awarded the SINET16, the top 16 cyber security innovator award, for two consecutive years in 2015 and 2016. Lux Research highlighted PFP as one of the top 10 innovative companies with a strong positive rating for connected objects and platforms.



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