Mighton applauded for security innovation

Cupertino, September 19, 2019

A certificate from the British Standards Institution (BSI) has been officially awarded to Mighton for obtaining the government's code of good practice on Internet of Things (IoT) security for the Avia Apple HomeKit smart lock, the first product of any kind to be accredited ETSI TS 103 645.

The code of practice, which is internationally recognized, was introduced by the UK government in October 2018 in response to growing concerns about the cybersecurity of smart home devices. The standard not only helps to ensure the privacy and security of consumers when using their smart home products, but is also designed to prevent the threat of distributed denial of service attacks launched from IoT devices badly secure.

Mighton President Mike Derham and Marketing Director Jim Herrington received the award from BSI Global Director of Digital Product Certification David Mudd, BSI UK & Ireland Managing Director Anne Scorey, and IoT Business Development Director Stephen Thomas.

David Mudd commented, "We congratulate Mighton Products for successfully meeting the world's first standard for consumer IoT security. Best practice is not just good encryption, strong passwords, and other system design issues, but also responsible disclosure, software support, and effective user guidance. . It's great to see companies taking full account. "

Avia - which carries PAS 24 accreditation and offers 256-bit data encryption for enhanced security - is the first Apple HomeKit intelligent lever-action multipoint lock. Available exclusively for UK customers via the hardware distributor, Mila, this is a complete lock that can be controlled using iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, Keyboard and Fob, combined with tranquility a traditional key and TS 007 three. star cylinder. Access via facial recognition is another innovation that can be activated by an optional accessory.

Once connected to the secure and stable Apple HomeKit platform, homeowners can check the status of their gateway through the Avia app, including a full audit log that records all activities, and can also extend and control access to other users - for example, service providers - from all over the world.


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