Today we read the great article of Kontact.IO about SECURITY that forecast the actions that it is taking about and forecasted introductions of new secured beacons starting from October 2015.
The article it's very explanatory and we suggest reading to all people that use not only beacons but any Bluetooth Smart devices like the divices of iBLio.
At iBLio we worked in the past months to deeply integrate SECURITY with all other functionalities like different BEACONS advertisement, SENSORS and ACTUATORS, and TELEMETRY management infos to offer to our customers the path to the coming Internet of Things for their applications.
This effort have a milestone on September 2015 with our first release of a unified firmware for all our Bluetooth Low Energy product line.
Starting October 2015 all "iBLio Devices" Bluetooth Low Energy products can incorporate the new full configurable firmware functionalities
+ iBeacon as defined by Apple
+ Eddystone-UID a Google variations of iBeacon functions
+ Eddystone-URL a Physical Web functions
+ Eddistone-TLM battery, temperature and statistics management
+ Nodes as iBLio Devices with Sensors and Actuators
+ Security mitigation of Spooﬁng, Piggybacking and Hĳacking attacks on BLE devices