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Geotab achieves FIPS 140-2 validation for GO devices

Geotab is pleased to announce an important milestone for our company and the telematics industry. The Geotab GO device cryptographic library has achieved FIPS 140-2 validation. The validation certificate can be viewed online at NIST Computer Security Resource Center (Certificate #3371).   Receiving FIPS 140-2 validation means that the cryptographic library on the GO fleet

Protecting Data and Auditing Database Access

If you are storing sensitive data, it’s time to ask yourself: “How well are you protecting your data?” Regardless of the industry, data security should always be top priority. Read this post to learn about protecting data access and auditing database access. Layers of Data Protection Since data is present at many different levels, let’s

Cybersecurity Basics — How to Protect Your Business

Cybersecurity has quickly become a critical investment for businesses, with its rapid growth fueled by the surge in cybercrime and growing technological advances. So, you’ve got an antivirus installed on your corporate computers — does this mean your business is covered? The short answer is no. Cybersecurity has become an exponentially growing challenge and is

Open Data and Big Data Privacy

If your business is trying to stay current with what’s happening in technology and data science, one term that you should be familiar with is “open data.” Read this post for the answer to “What is open data?” and download a free white paper about open data and big data privacy and security. What Is

NFC Driver ID Technology: How to Use and Install

Do you know who is driving? Driver ID — associating drivers with vehicles — is an important tool when it comes to managing your fleet. But the most basic form of telematics tracks data by vehicle, not by driver. In some fleets, drivers may switch vehicles, use multiple vehicles, or have multiple drivers using a

No One Owns (Car) Data

Lothar Determann’s research paper “No One Owns Data” follows on the heels of his earlier (co-authored) seminal piece “Open Cars” and is a must read for anyone who is involved with IoT in general and connected cars & mobility in particular. Determann’s analysis and perspective are extremely topical at a time where the imminent arrival

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