WISeKey to secure smart public lighting solution against hacking

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (SIX:WIHN) and Wellness Telecom, a Spanish-based company that specializes in New Technologies for Smart Cities, have partnered to combine WISeKey´s Vertical Cybersecurity Platform Root of Trust to Chip within Wellness Telecom solutions portfolio for Smart Cities such as WeLight, the smart public lighting solution, as well as Quamtra, the smart waste management solution, the companies said.

WISeKey´s IoT Cybersecurity will be combined with Wellness Telecom´s platform, to prevent effects of attacks on the smart city network including but not limited to DDoS and protecting the data from cyberattacks.

Every WeLight or Quamtra sensor from the Wellness Telecom ecosystem would be equipped with and unique digital certificate issued by the WISeKey´s Swiss-based cryptographic Root of Trust (“RoT”) integrating strong authentication and data encryption securely loaded into a WISeKey´s latest generation cryptographic chip tamper proof secure element.

At the heart of WISeKey´s technology is the OISTE-WISeKey Cryptographic Root of Trust, which has been actively used since 1999 by over 2.6 billion desktops, browsers, mobile devices, SSL certificates and Internet of Things´ devices. The OISTE WISeKey Cryptographic Root of Trust is ubiquitous and universal, and a pioneer in the identification of objects.

WISeKey (SIX Swiss Exchange: WIHN) is a global digital security and CyberSecurity company. Working at the forefront of information cybersecurity, identity management, and mobile security, WISeKey´s mission is to facilitate the global growth of secure electronic transactions by providing individuals, businesses, cities, citizens, objects, and governments with advanced technology and services that authenticate and protect digital identity across the full spectrum of personal, business and administrative transactions online.

Wellness Telecom is working on the convergence of its IoT solutions and its expert capabilities in sensors, communications, Cybersecurity, Big Data & Analytics and Dashboard to offer the market a complete architecture on which to build and operate IoT applications covering from the real time sensors to analysis of the information.