Wargames – A web Application Hack

$> WARGAMES Even though my daily work usually has little to do with security, I consider it a virtue to keep up to date with security basics and to try to maintain a certain breadth in my technical knowledge. But perhaps more importantly, I find it to be a lot of fun to engage in […]

Three short tips for successful IoT projects

IoT is currently leaving the state of proof of concepts and is happening in big scale. After helping our customers execute IoT projects for over a decade, here are three short tips if you are about to start your connectivity journey. 1. Business case There may be many reasons why you are investigating the possibility […]

Introduction to Kotlin

In this blog post I will give you a small introduction to the programming language Kotlin (which last year was added as a supported language for Android) and describe a few of my favorite features of the language. Background Last year at Google I/O, it was announced that Kotlin would be added as supported language […]

Interview with Lisa and Matz – Halfway through their Master Thesis

During 2018 the students Liza and Matz have worked with their Master Thesis at Scionova. They are writing about the security of Smart Home Devices and are currently about halfway through the thesis. Read our interview with them. ——————————————————————————————————————— How does it feel to hit the halfway mark? Matz: It feels really good. Especially since […]

Communication Protocols in IoT – Part 3

This is the third part of the series ” Communication Protocols in IoT”. The first part can be found here Bluetooth is a technology that is probably not unfamiliar to anyone today since literally every smartphone comes with the technology as standard. But how is this technology that historically is most known for audio streaming/handsfree […]

Communication Protocols in IoT – Part 2

This is the second part of the series “Communication Protocols in IoT”, the first part can be found here  NFC NFC or “Near Field Communication” is a wireless technology that is used for communication over extremely small distances (WPAN category, for NFC we are talking in terms of centimeters). While “NFC” sounds like one unified […]

Communication protocols in IoT – part 1

This is the first part of the blog series “Communication protocols in IoT” by Erik Dahlgren. Introduction With an ever-growing buzz about IoT and new connected products constantly introduced to the market, it can sometimes be difficult to get a clear overview and understanding of all the underlying wireless connectivity technologies that enable these products and […]

6 Useful New Features in C++17 – Part 5

Constexpr lambdas Since C++11 we are able to use the constexpr specifier which evaluates the expression at compile time, with C++17 lambdas can also be constant expressions. One use case could be to initialize constexpr variables that depend on other constexpr variables. See the following example: This example maybe is silly but imagine a much […]