Afero was named "IoT Security Platform of the Year" by IoT Breakthrough as part of its 8th annual IoT Breakthrough Awards. This is an honor for Afero, which was recognized for its foundational strengths in security, data privacy, simplicity and ease of use.

Steve Johansson, managing director at IoT Breakthrough, said it best in announcing the award:

"Security is not just a feature for Afero, it's an intrinsic quality of their fast and secure sensor-to-cloud IoT platform. Organizations and consumers need products and solutions that are secure by design, using trusted building blocks. Congratulations to Afero, our 'IoT Security Platform of the Year!' By realizing the next wave of IoT products can not be developed using the same approach as securing traditional computing devices, Afero ensures leading-edge security practices that enable consumers to be confident using their connected products."

This award is a testament to the work done in previous years by the Afero team, and for what's to come in 2024 and beyond. Read more here from IoT Breakthrough about why Afero's Platform as a Service was worthy of this honor.

About Afero

Afero enables connected devices to be smart and secure. Afero's IoT Platform as a Service prioritizes security, data privacy, simplicity, and ease of use throughout the end user experience. These key elements are integral to the solution and not bolted on after the fact, enabling manufacturers and brands to secure their supply chain. Afero technology powers millions of devices across 130 product categories from 35+ manufacturers, including from well known brands like Defiant, Hampton Bay and EcoSmart. Afero is a privately-held company based in Los Altos, Calif., and backed by distinguished investors such as Crosspoint Capital, among others.

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