Technology

23/07/2024

Authentication Basics: 7 Benefits of Using Hardware Tokens for MFA

by Chris Collier

In his latest blog post of the "Authentication Basics" series, Chris Collier explores the essentials of multi-factor authentication (MFA) and points out how and why hardware tokens provide unparalleled security and ease of use. Discover why these physical devices are a top choice for robust online protection against phishing and other cyber threats.

Latest Blog Posts

Technology

15/07/2024

Flash Memory on a Rollercoaster Ride: Q3 Update

by Martin Schreiber

Fasten your seat belt! The flash memory market's wild ride continues in 2024. Demand for AI and data centers soars, while automotive sputters. Join our Head of Product Management Martin Schreiber to see where the market's headed next and who's leading the charge.

Technology

08/07/2024

(Edge) AI: From Science Fiction to Reality

by Matthias Poppel

Today, AI makes us think of generative AI like ChatGPT, but the future lies in Edge AI, working directly at data sources. This shift will revolutionize daily life and demand robust system design. Five years ago, ChatGPT seemed like science fiction. Now, AI permeates various processes and products. Join our CSMO Matthias Poppel as he explores how Edge AI will transform our lives and the new challenges it brings.

Technology

02/07/2024

FIPS 140-3: Enhancing Cryptographic Security for Modern Challenges

by Chris Collier

In his latest blog post, Chris Collier explores FIPS 140-3, the new standard for cryptographic modules used by the U.S. government, replacing FIPS 140-2. This update addresses the need for improved security amid technological advancements and new threats. Learn more about key updates such as alignment with international standards, enhanced security requirements, and rigorous testing protocols.

Technology

26/06/2024

EU Regulation NIS2: Don't Get Caught Off Guard!

by Alexander Summerer

The EU's NIS2 Directive is tightening cybersecurity for critical infrastructures. Navigating these regulations can be daunting. Alexander Summerer explains what NIS2 means for your organization and how Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) can help you comply. Discover who is affected, the penalties for non-compliance, and why USB tokens might be the most secure and cost-effective MFA solution.

Technology

18/06/2024

Authentication Basics: An Introduction to FIDO2

by Chris Collier

Join our IAM technologist, Chris Collier, in a new blog series about the basics of authentication, Identity & Access Management, and cybersecurity. In this first post, Chris explores the fundamentals of the FIDO2 standard, offering essential information and practical tips for software administrators aiming to implement this robust security protocol.

Products & Solutions, Technology

13/06/2024

MFA is essential: Why a hardware token can make all the difference

by Claus Gründel

At the beginning of June, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Germany was the victim of a serious cyberattack. Hackers exploited a VPN vulnerability and accessed sensitive data. This attack underlines (once again) the urgent need for multi-factor authentication (MFA), says Claus Gründel, General Manager for Swissbit's security solutions, and emphasizes the importance of decisive action in cyber security.

Company News

29/05/2024

Swissbit Insights: New PCIe Gen4 Testing Technology

by Lars Lust

Swissbit's next-gen PCIe products are on their way! But first, they face a rigorous new testing process. Our innovative PCIe Gen4 testing tech ensures top-tier quality. Learn how it works and its impact on future advancements from Marco Beyer and Lars Lust in our latest blog post.

Technology

23/04/2024

Secure Boot: A Key to Digital Security

by Johann Philipp Thiers

Have you ever wondered how your computer system safeguards itself at startup? Our security specialist Johann-Philipp Thiers provides an introductory look into “Secure Boot” exploring its crucial role in protecting your data and devices. Discover how this technology builds a "Chain of Trust" and why it's essential for maintaining a secure digital environment.

Products & Solutions

05/03/2024

Clearing the Fog: Swissbit's EM-30 e.MMC Compatibility Guide for Seamless System Integration

by Alexander Lenz

Are you curious about seamless system integration for your embedded projects? Join Alex Lenz as he offers insights and delves into Swissbit's EM-30 e.MMC Compatibility Guide, crafted to streamline development processes and minimize costs. Read now and unlock the key to efficient and reliable system development.

Products & Solutions

01/02/2024

Eight Compelling Reasons to Opt for Reliable Storage Solutions

by Martin Schreiber

In today's data-driven world, the reliability and security of memory solutions are paramount in a vast array of applications. While consumer-grade products may be sufficient for everyday tasks, they often fall short in demanding industrial and professional applications. Let's delve into the key differentiators that set Swissbit products apart from their consumer counterparts.

Company News

29/01/2024

Flash Memory Market 2024: Navigating the Rollercoaster

by Martin Schreiber

Dive into 2024's flash memory market with Martin Schreiber's incisive analysis. This year, the sector resembles a rollercoaster, marked by fluctuating production and varied demand trends. Get essential insights and learn more about Swissbit's strategic recommendations to steer through this dynamic market landscape.

Technology

17/01/2024

Unlocking the Future of Cybersecurity: Zero Trust Solutions with Hardware Authentication

by Alexander Summerer

Dive into the concept of 'zero trust' and learn practical implementation strategies to safeguard your company's critical resources and data against internal and external threats. In his blog post – and our corresponding white paper – Alexander Summerer reveals how zero trust principles, including hardware-based authentication like FIDO security keys, can elevate your security measures and proactively minimize risks.

Products & Solutions

26/10/2023

Customization at Swissbit: Tailoring Memory Solutions to Meet Unique Needs

by Mischa Inauen

Are standard memory or security products falling short of your requirements? If so, then you should take a closer look at this blog post by Mischa Inauen. He provides an insightful overview of Swissbit’s comprehensive suite of customization options – from improving endurance and performance to addressing labeling, packaging, and many more.

Products & Solutions

01/08/2023

Introducing: Latest 100+ layer industrial grade 3D TLC e.MMC and SD Memory Card Solutions

by Martin Schreiber

Designed for IoT devices and embedded electronics, the new EM-30/36 and S-50/56(u) series offer robustness, reliability, and cost-efficiency. With up to 100k PE cycles endurance and capacities up to 512GB, they provide secure and long-lasting storage for demanding applications in challenging environments. Martin Schreiber provides a closer look into specs, benefits, and application fields.

Products & Solutions

24/07/2023

Introducing SBDM: Your Storage Device Management Tool

by Hasan Dullaj

Just recently we launched the latest version of the Swissbit Device Manager (SBDM), our management tool for Swissbit storage solutions. In this blog post, Product Manager Hasan Dullaj provides a brief overview of features, advantages, and the new firmware update functionality.

Technology

28/02/2023

Application-Optimized SSDs: Life in the Digital Fast Lane

by Matthias Poppel

In their highly competitive market, data center operators need to adapt their storage equipment to match the application load as exactly as possible. This blog post shows how that can be accomplished and what cars in the fast lane have to do with it.

Technology

10/01/2023

4 reasons to use industrial 3D TLC NAND flash as pseudo-SLC

by Roger Griesemer

The ability to operate TLC in pseudo-SLC mode with one bit per cell continues to carve out a niche existence. However, for a vast number of applications the economic advantages of this configuration outweigh the disadvantages. We've compiled four arguments to consider.

Reasons to use 3D TLC NAND flash as pseudo-SLC
Technology

31/10/2022

Wrong Flash Storage: 5 main reasons for occurring issues

by Roger Griesemer

NAND Flash SSDs are generally accepted as standard and universal storage devices. Nevertheless, many things can go wrong if you don’t choose the right SSD for your application. Here are the main areas where damage may occur by using unsuited products.

Technology

16/08/2022

Flash Memory in the Era of the Software-Defined Car

by Martin Schreiber

The implementation of effective cyber security risk mitigation mechanisms as well as the functional split between hardware and software are major challenges for automotive OEMs. The Swissbit Automotive competence offers solution paths for both areas - and even more.

Flash Memory in the Era of the Software-Defined Car
Technology

30/06/2022

5 reasons why CFexpress is the future

by Roger Griesemer

Do you want to know, why does CFexpress have the potential to become the number 1 removable storage media for demanding industrial applications? We've compiled five arguments.

Advantages of CFexpress
Products & Solutions

01/03/2022

The secret of Swissbit product quality: Part II

by Lars Lust

After we’ve learned more about the intensive set of tests Swissbit performs before a product is released, the second part of this series is about the ongoing measures to maintain the product quality once volume production has started.

Product quality
Products & Solutions

25/02/2022

Plug-and-play security for drone footage

by Christian Prang

In this guest article, Christian Prang, Head of Sales and Technology at Droneparts, writes about his experiences with Swissbit's microSD card "iShield Camera" - and how police authorities benefit from the security solution.

droneparts - secure SD memory for surveillance drones
Products & Solutions

17/02/2022

The secret of Swissbit product quality: Part I

by Lars Lust

Have you ever wondered how we can meet the high demands placed on our products in industrial applications? This two-part blog post provides a detailed insight into our qualification testing procedures…

Product quality
Technology

14/12/2021

SATA vs. PCIe: Competition or Coexistence?

by Roger Griesemer

SATA is dead, long live PCIe! Wait a minute, it’s not that simple! Let's take a closer look at both interfaces and check where each of them can show their advantages.

SATA vs PCIe in comparison
Company News

02/12/2021

Swissbit North America Update: Westford, MA – our new home base

by Grady Lambert

In early 2022, Swissbit will relocate its North American HQ to Westford, Massachusetts. General Manager Grady Lambert explains what it's all about.

Swissbit North America Update: Westford, MA – our new home base
Products & Solutions

22/11/2021

The ultimate Swissbit product naming guide

by Martin Schreiber

Why are our products called S-45, X-600 or G-26? What does the letter-number combinations stand for and what is that all about? Time for a small guide!

Swissbit product names and product codes
Company News

21/09/2021

CEO Update 9/21: A roller coaster ride

by Silvio Muschter

Swissbit's CEO reviews the challenging conditions within the flash memory market – and reveals how Swissbit is dealing with the situation right now and into the future.

Silvio Muschter on 2021 and 2022 perspective
Products & Solutions

03/08/2021

New! Secure Boot Solution for Raspberry Pi now available for CM3+ and 4

by Christian Ullrich

Good news for all existing or new users of our secure boot solution for the Raspberry Pi. From now on, it also works with the versions CM3+ and 4.

Update Raspberry Pi CrUI
Technology

19/07/2021

Explained: Garbage Collection

by Tim Niggemeier

The clear up process of being able to release entire blocks in flash memory is called “garbage collection”. But how does it work?

How does garbage collection in NAND flash work?
Technology

18/07/2021

From CompactFlash to SD Express

by Roger Griesemer

Industrial memory cards over the course of time and what to look out for when you need to use them in industrial applications.

Evolution of Industrial Memory Cards from CompactFlash to SD Express