tao zhang

June 30, 2016


Malware Defense is a Team Sport, Best Played by Collaborative Fog Nodes

In my previous blog, I shared an overview of fog-based security services. At the center of these services—and critical for moving the needle on the Internet of Things—is a requirement for ubiquitous malware defense for a large number of devices with vastly diverse capabilities. Through fog, this is possible. Malware-defense tasks, which require heavy resources, […]

March 3, 2016


Fog Boosts Capabilities to Add More Things Securely to the Internet

Host-based security mechanisms and cloud-based security services are our primary means to secure endpoints. However, these methods alone will fall short for meeting the security challenges in the emerging Internet of Things, where we must support a significantly larger number of endpoints, many of which are highly resource-constrained.