The Internet of Things on AWS – Official Blog

Category: Best Practices

Assessing OT and IIoT cybersecurity risk

This blog is co-authored by Ryan Dsouza, AWS and John Cusimano, Deloitte  Introduction Innovative and forward-looking oil and gas, electrical generation and distribution, aviation, maritime, rail, utilities, and manufacturing companies who use Operational Technology (OT) to run their businesses are adopting the cloud in many forms as a result of their digital transformation initiatives. Data […]

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Edge to Twin: A scalable edge to cloud architecture for digital twins

Are you seeking ways to get an immersive 3D view of your systems and operations to optimize efficiency, increase production, and improve performance? Perhaps you are generating all the data you need from various on-premise systems, but are unsure how to gain access to this information in a living virtual representation. In this blog post, […]

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7 patterns for IoT data ingestion and visualization- How to decide what works best for your use case

Whether you are just starting with your Internet of Things (IoT) journey, or already have millions of connected IoT devices, you might be looking for ways to maximize the value extracted from your IoT data. IoT devices data can contain a wealth of information within its reported telemetry data, metadata, state, and commands and responses. […]

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Ingesting and managing data from industrial equipment with AWS IoT SiteWise

AWS IoT SiteWise is a managed service that simplifies collecting, organizing, and analyzing industrial equipment data at scale. With AWS IoT SiteWise, customers can gather data reliably from multiple facilities, structure it, and make it accessible and understandable without developing additional software. With equipment data stored in AWS IoT SiteWise, customers can assess the performance […]

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How to manage IoT device certificate rotation using AWS IoT

Introduction The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming business operations and customer experiences across a variety of industries. This unlimited opportunity enables business transformation, but if not implemented correctly, it also brings security, risk, and privacy concerns, compromising your data and brand. In industrial facilities, OT (Operational Technology) environments are leveraging more IT solutions to improve […]

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What actions customers can take to protect, detect, and respond to Log4j vulnerabilities in Operational Technology (OT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) environments

In this post we will provide guidance to help industrial customers respond to the recently disclosed Log4j vulnerability. This post covers how to identify if you are susceptible to the issue, and then how to address the vulnerability in OT and IIoT environments. The Log4j vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046) is a critical vulnerability (CVSS 3.1 base […]

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How to implement zero trust IoT solutions with AWS IoT

Introduction Zero trust is often misunderstood. It’s not a product but a security model and associated set of architectural principles and patterns. One of the main challenges customers face is determining how zero-trust principles can be applied to Internet of Things (IoT) and how to get started with incorporating zero trust with Amazon Web Services […]

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Find runtime errors in AWS IoT Events detector models using type checking

Customers use AWS IoT Events detector models to describe equipment states and the events that affect these states. A detector model in AWS IoT Events contains expressions written in the AWS IoT Events expression language. An expression can have one of four primitive data types: integer, string, decimal, or Boolean. By checking your expressions for correct […]

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Building a scalable IoT system for connected air purifiers on AWS IoT: Blueair (a Unilever company)

Introduction Our homes contain everything from dust, cooking fumes, and chemicals released from paint, furniture, and cleaning agents. Add to that polluted outdoor air making its way into our homes through ventilation, and you’ve got a cocktail of toxins floating around between your four walls. Clean air has proven positive health benefits. It can provide […]

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