Embedded devices are increasingly common targets for security breach.  From edge IoT devices, to cars and medical devices, and industrial infrastructure facilities, hackers have taken control of these devices for their own financial, destructive, or notorious end. It is forecasted that this phenomenon will continue to increase in frequency and depth, challenging enterprises and developers deploying devices in that employ emerging trends like IoT, SDN, and NFV.

These markets make available new attack vectors and avenues to potentially exploit vulnerabilities. Nine months ago, one may not have imagined simple purposed, but unsecure, sensor endpoints could be exploited to participate in an organized DDOS attack. And this has now called for more industry and government compliance standards around cyber security that manufacturers will have to comply with. Thus shipping devices that can withstand cybersecurity attacks will be critical to your product's success and continued growth. The good news is there are several security features available to embedded developers to make their products highly secure.  And MontaVista can help you bring them to market.


Overview of MontaVista's approach to Security

Overview of MontaVista's approach to Security

MVSecure - Take your system security to the next level
Implementing security easier

As an Embedded market leader, we understand the critical role an operating system plays in building a Root of Trust for Network Systems, IoT Edge Computing, NFV, and other emerging markets. Since our first commercial Linux product, we have always provided our customers with security technologies that can be incorporated effortlessly, together with intensive expert support and maintenance for more than 10 years to bring long-term success. 

MVSecure is our new effort to deliver high quality security assessment, configuration and certification services on all Linux baselines. MVSecure allows the customers to get a custom security optimization and system certification program, based on their specific infrastructure and application.

Through MVSecure, our team will help you integrate and test the above mentioned security packages. To get you started, we will give example use cases such as Secure Boot, IME and so on. Like other Linux products such as CGX and MVShield, MontaVista Professional Services can be leveraged to address the exact security measures you wish to deploy.

Getting your product certified along with development

Another segment of MVSecure is the System Certification Program with an aim to support customers in achieving security certifications (e.g., Common Criteria - EAL4+, ISO family standards) for their devices. Through this program, a customer can be sure that their product is certified and ready for deployment at the end of the project, which means no efforts need to be made after development. MontaVista’s experienced Linux experts will assist your development team in every step of validation, testing and documentation.

Please read about our products and examine our collateral for Security solutions. We would also appreciate discussing your project and discussing your specific use cases. Get in touch by sending a Contact Us request or an email at