Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Device Authority, a global leader in Identity and Access Management (IAM) for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced they have partnered with City, University of London as part of a research collaboration, building connections between industry and academia.

Leading the partnership at City is Professor Tom Chen, who specializes in Cyber Security. After completing his PhD in Electrical Engineering at University of California, Berkeley, Tom worked on high-speed networking research at GTE Laboratories (now Verizon) in Massachusetts, USA. More recently he was appointed Professor in Networks at Swansea University, Wales, before joining City, University of London as a Professor in Cyber Security.

City has developed a course for engineering students and professionals which is a practical, design-oriented MSc for a successful career in the fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) industry which can also help them create their own IoT start-up.

“Working with innovative startups like Device Authority is fantastic for our students because they get real life experience of working in the IoT industry. Students are always keenly interested in working with industry experts and practical tools like KeyScaler,” said Tom Chen, Professor of Cyber Security at City, University of London.

In conjunction with City, Device Authority will be offering placements for students studying the Internet of Things with Entrepreneurship course which explores a range of technical fields, such as computing, electronics, telecommunications, computer networks, informatics, data analytics, cyber security, and software engineering. Students will be provided with education licenses for KeyScaler to give them access to cutting edge technology.

“We are delighted to partner with City who have a commitment to academic excellence and provide their students with courses which align to our industry. The student placements give us access to fresh talent and the tech stars of the future,” said Darron Antill, CEO of Device Authority.



About Device Authority

Device Authority is a global leader in Identity and Access Management (IAM) for the Internet of Things (IoT); focused on medical / healthcare, industrial and smart connected devices. Our KeyScaler™ platform provides trust for IoT devices and the IoT ecosystem, to address the challenges of securing the Internet of Things. KeyScaler uses breakthrough technology including Dynamic Device Key Generation (DDKG) and PKI Signature+ that delivers unrivalled simplicity and trust to IoT devices. This solution delivers automated device provisioning, authentication, credential management and policy based end-to-end data security/encryption.

With offices in Fremont, California and Reading, UK, Device Authority partners with the leading IoT ecosystem providers, including AWS, DigiCert, Gemalto, HID Global, Microsoft, nCipher Security, PTC, Thales, Wipro and more. Keep updated by visiting, following @DeviceAuthority and subscribing to our BrightTALK channel.