Internet of Things Security Targeted by Sequitur Labs

Enhanced focus by Sequitur Labs to ensure long-term security within the Internet of Things. Sequitur will adapt its Event Centric Authorization based device management framework to bring superior security and manageability to IoT.

SEATTLE, WA, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequitur Labs Inc. , a technology leader in security solutions and policy management for the mobile computing market, today announced an enhanced focus on delivering security solutions for the emerging Internet of Things marketplace.

As part of the enhanced focus on IoT, Sequitur Labs also announced that Haydn Povey has joined the company as Strategic Technical Advisor. Haydn was formally Director of Security Products at ARM Holdings, the industry-leading vendor of semiconductor Intellectual Property. Haydn was responsible for driving the broad adoption of ARM TrustZone technology into the mobile domain working closely with silicon vendors, handset manufacturers, mobile network operators and ecosystem partners. Haydn was also recently focused on driving strategy and product development for Internet of Things security across the organization including Processor, Tools, Software Services and IoT Business Units.

Haydn Povey, Strategic Advisor, said “I am extremely pleased to be working closely with Sequitur Labs to help them achieve their strategic goals in IoT and Mobility markets. Security is rapidly becoming the number one concern for industry and consumers in both of these markets and the ability to support Sequitur Labs in developing and deploying existing and future products in these domains is an exciting opportunity.” He added, “Sequitur Labs’ forward-looking team have built a programmable platform that is a profound advancement over the historical static, hard-coded approach to device security and management. Sequitur is delivering new capabilities with an unprecedented level of flexibility and dynamism to deliver real time and context aware programmable policy enforcement.”

Philip Attfield, CEO, Sequitur Labs added “The Internet of Things market is developing quickly; without proper security and manageability, compromised devices can have disastrous effects on individuals and critical national infrastructure. Security and manageability should be integrated tightly so that businesses and consumers have the assurance that these devices do not represent a threat to personal or national security. Haydn brings a wealth of knowledge of this industry to Sequitur Labs and we are keen to accelerate the development of products to solve these nascent requirements.”


October 1, 2014

Company Details

Sequitur Labs is pioneering a new way to manage connected devices such as the Internet of Things. Sequitur’s Event Centric Authorization (ECA) framework for IoT provides a superior level of manageability, security and control, thereby increasing the degree of trustworthiness of these devices. ECA can be adapted to nearly any kind of connected device from consumer wearables to Industrial IoT devices. To learn more about Sequitur Labs, visit us at www.sequiturlabs.com.

Haydn Povey has spent over 20 years working with major companies and vigorous start-ups within the electronics industry. Haydn spent the last 10 years at ARM Holdings, the leading Semiconductor IP vendor, and during this time led both security and processor marketing teams.

Haydn most recently focused the company efforts on Internet of Things Security, and prior to this was responsible for all security products and technologies within the Processor Division, namely TrustZoneTM and SecurCoreTM processors which deliver unprecedented security into platforms from servers and mobile phones down to deeply embedded secure elements, SIMS and SmartCards.

Prior to this Haydn led the introduction of the ARM Cortex-MTM Processor family, including the launch of the first Cortex generation processor, the ARM Cortex-M3TM, which today is shipped in billions of chips every year.

Earlier in his career Haydn held a number of Technical Marketing and Sales roles for National Instruments in the US and the UK, where he worked for approaching 10 years.

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