Building Trust

ILab@Africa supports Safe and Secure Solutions

Stephen Ngetich of Strathmore University’s iLab@Africa IoT Department made a presentation on Building safe and secure IoT solutions. Using their expertise at iLab@Africa, the team aims to ensure that individuals and companies venturing into IoT solution by either start from an idea or adopting IoT technology into the daily business process to follow best practices when developing IoT solution i.e developing an inclusive IoT strategy that involves designing with security, privacy and data protection in mind.

Stephen Ngetich (Strathmore University’s Lab@Africa) speaks at the SafeHouse Africa Stakeholders Consultation

Their work focuses on addressing in challenges focusing building a well-rounded IoT solution which includes: building a secure end-to-end IoT solution, designing and deploying IoT solution using the right platform, drawing actionable insights from the data collected and Building an energy-efficient IoT solution through research projects and training on IoT technologies and protocol such as LoRa, sigfox, MQTT.

Stephen and Simon responded to several questions from participants relating to improving security and technical aspects such as protocols used.

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