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Open Connectivity Foundation Taps Kyrio as Public Key Infrastructure Management Authority

October 8, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 8, 2018--Kyrio, a leader in device security and testing solutions for network technology services, today announced it has been named the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Management Authority for the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading Internet of Things standards body. As the PKI Management Authority, Kyrio will support the adoption and enforcement of PKI security standards across OCF member organizations.

With billions of connected devices – including appliances, smartphones, computers, cars and industrial equipment – anticipated by 2020, Kyrio’s role as the PKI Management Authority for the OCF will be to manage the implementation of PKI security.

“The addition of public key infrastructure is a critical step to support and maintain immutable, attestable trust in the OCF ecosystem,” said John Park, executive director, Open Connectivity Foundation. “By working with Kyrio as the PKI Management Authority, we are securing a massive deployment of devices and ensuring policies and practices are consistently adopted and enforced by our members.”

A subsidiary of  CableLabs, Kyrio is experienced in providing security solutions and specifications for large, multi-vendor networks and industry ecosystems to service the entire OCF ecosystem. An expert at designing, governing and managing large PKI ecosystems to ensure device identity and access control for networks supporting millions of connected devices, Kyrio has also been chosen as a Registration Authority provider with Comodo CA as the certificate authority to provide the digital keys to the OCF’s qualifying members.

“As an authority in IoT security solutions, we are excited to continue our work with the OCF to secure IoT device identities and access utilizing PKI,” said Mitch Ashley, president and general manager of Kyrio. “Working with the OCF allows us to further deliver on our commitment to innovation, take on the challenges of connected device security and deliver the best end-user IoT experience.”

To learn more about Kyrio’s security services, please visit https://www.kyrio.com/security-services/. And, for more information about the Open Connectivity Foundation, please visit http://www.openconnectivity.org.

About Kyrio

Kyrio, a subsidiary of CableLabs, is the trusted and secure source for everything networkable. With a mission to enable the future of communications across all industries, Kyrio ensures reliability, trust and scale so its customers can build stronger networks and embark on groundbreaking marketplaces with confidence. From physical infrastructures to digital connections, Kyrio provides technology solutions for safer, better and faster ways to network, so businesses and their customers can thrive. Learn more about Kyrio by visiting  https://www.kyrio.com.

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