Device Authority is an active member of the following consortiums…
1. Online Trust Alliance (OTA)
Formed as an informal industry-working group in 2005, today OTA is an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) approved 501c3 charitable organisation with the mission to enhance online trust and empower users, while promoting innovation and the vitality of the internet. OTA is global organisation supported by over 100 organizations headquartered in Bellevue, Washington with offices in Washington DC.
Help educate businesses, policy makers and stakeholders while developing and advancing best practices and tools to enhance the protection of users' security, privacy and identity.
Supports collaborative public-private partnerships, benchmark reporting, and meaningful self-regulation and data stewardship.
Promote data sharing and collaboration through working groups, training and committees.
Sponsors include individuals, technology leaders, social networks, ecommerce, financial institutions, service providers, government agencies and industry organisations.
2. IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF)
Device Authority is proud to be a founding member of the IoT Security Foundation. We are actively involved in the regular plenary sessions and provide guidance and advice on matters relating to IoT data security and device authentication.
The IoT Security Foundation has been established to respond to the myriad of challenges and concerns over security. It is:
3. EdgeX Foundry
EdgeX FoundryTM is a vendor-neutral open source project hosted by The Linux Foundation building a common open framework for IoT edge computing. At the heart of the project is an interoperability framework hosted within a full hardware- and OS-agnostic reference software platform to enable an ecosystem of plug-and-play components that unifies the marketplace and accelerates the deployment of IoT solutions.
EdgeX is an important enabler for interested parties to freely collaborate on open and interoperable IoT solutions built using existing connectivity standards combined with their own proprietary innovations.
EdgeX Foundry goals include:
4. Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC)
The Open Interconnect Consortium is focused on delivering a specification, an open source implementation, and a certification program for wirelessly connecting devices.
It is defining the specification, certification & branding to deliver reliable interoperability -- a connectivity framework that abstract complexity This standard will be an open specification that anyone can implement and is easy for developers to use. It will include IP protection & branding for certified devices (via compliance testing) and service-level interoperability.
5. Union Internationale des Telecommunications (ITU)
ITU is the United Nations specialised agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs.
It allocates global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develops the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strives to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide.
ITU is committed to connecting the entire world's people – wherever they live and whatever their means. Through its work, it protects and supports everyone's fundamental right to communicate.
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