Wind River Acquires Star Lab, Bolsters Linux and Embedded System Cybersecurity Offerings

By Brandon Lewis

Editor-in-Chief

Embedded Computing Design

January 14, 2020

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Wind River Acquires Star Lab, Bolsters Linux and Embedded System Cybersecurity Offerings

Star Lab's solutions conform to NIST 800-53 technical controls for federal information systems

Wind River has acquired Star Lab, a cybersecurity firm that offers system protection and anti-tamper toolsets for Linux and embedded systems. The company’s solutions conform to NIST 800-53 technical controls for federal information systems, and include:

  • Security Suite – Cybersecurity and anti-tamper capabilities for operationally-deployed Linux systems and distributions
  • Xen-based Embedded Hypervisor – Offers secure, open-source virtualization for embedded systems. 
  • Secure Boot – Ensures that device firmware and boot code are legitimate and have not been modified or manipulated.

Star Lab is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Wind River, and will provide additional expertise to Wind River’s Security Center of Excellence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Brandon is responsible for guiding content strategy, editorial direction, and community engagement across the Embedded Computing Design ecosystem. A 10-year veteran of the electronics media industry, he enjoys covering topics ranging from development kits to cybersecurity and tech business models. Brandon received a BA in English Literature from Arizona State University, where he graduated cum laude. He can be reached at [email protected]

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