Christophe Baland

Christophe Baland works for the CERT-UBIK. He conducts monitoring missions about connected objects security, and specializes in threat intelligence, cybercrime and in the analysis of new risks involved by the Internet of Things.
Introduction The hyper-connectivity of today's society involves new threats and scenarios of attacks. The Internet of Things thus raises new challenges in terms of security which must be taken into account now in order not to be helpless in front of possible attacks. To this end, we will briefly present several prospective scenarios on different scales in order to better understand the risks involved.  
News has recently bring attention on mobile phones encryption policies, particularly through the Apple vs. FBI case. The FBI unsuccessfully tried to force the firm to decipher the phone used by a terrorist. This article will aim at making an overview of the different encryption methods used by major mobile operating systems.