Suhas BM, Scrum Master, FireFLink Pvt. Ltd.
Sudarshan Kumar T, Senior Test Engineer, FireFLink Pvt. Ltd.
In the current advancing domain of software development, the importance of streamlined testing procedures cannot be emphasized enough. End-to-end testing, specifically, holds a crucial position in guaranteeing the smooth operation of applications across a range of scenarios. The emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has brought about a revolutionary change in the testing landscape, introducing an era marked by unprecedented speed, precision, and inventive approaches.
1. Firmware Over-the-Air (FOTA) Updates:
Establishing a robust automation framework for Firmware Over-the-Air (FOTA) updates in embedded systems, particularly IoT devices, involves automating package validation, secure transmission, installation verification, and post-update system stability. This encompasses addressing software aspects, network conditions, potential interruptions, and implementing effective rollback mechanisms for failure
2. Security Testing for IoT Devices:
With the expansion of IoT devices, security is a most important concern. Designing an end-to-end automation framework for security testing in embedded systems involves simulating various attack scenarios, encrypting communication channels, and validating secure boot processes. This challenge extends beyond traditional functional testing, requiring automated tools to identify vulnerabilities, assess encryption strength, and ensure that security mechanisms operate effectively without compromising the system's performance.
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