In-brief: An Automotive industry information sharing group has published Best Practices” document, giving individual automakers guidance on improving the cybersecurity of their vehicles.
In-brief: Manufacturers are using the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to prevent farmers and heavy equipment owners from repairing their own machinery. But efforts in a number of states are pushing a “right to repair” citing the DMCA’s cost to small business owners and the stifling...
In-brief: 2015 was a record year for ransomware, according to Symantec’s latest Internet Security Threat Report. There’s evidence that cyber criminals are coupling ransomware with sophisticated, targeted attacks. (more…) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click...
The folks over at SCADA Strangelove turned me on to this article from the International Railway Journal that presents the findings of an analysis of the security of industrial control and SCADA systems used to manage railway networks. The conclusion: railways are rife with “faults and vulnerabilities (that...
In-brief: 2015 was a record year for ransomware, according to Symantec’s latest Internet Security...
The folks over at SCADA Strangelove turned me on to this article from the International Railway...
In-brief: The EU’s leading information privacy and security group will be issuing a report...
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In-brief: The EU’s leading information privacy and security group will be issuing a report on smart car security and is soliciting feedback from auto industry suppliers and experts.Read more ›
In-brief: A hacker capture the flag tournament will take place without any human intervention. It’s the final competition in DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge, a contest to spur developments in automation and artificial intelligence to solve cyber security problems.Read more ›
In-brief: Security experts are divided on Fiat Chrysler’s new bug bounty program, with some decrying small dollar awards, while others argue the company may have moved far too quickly in offering cash rewards to begin with.Read more ›
In-brief: The Department of Health and Human Services issued guidance that declared most ransomware infections to be reportable under the Federal HIPAA patient privacy law.Read more ›
In-brief: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has unveiled a public “bounty” program that will pay security researchers up to $1,500 dollars for information on vulnerabilities in software used in conjunction with the company’s vehicles. Don’t get too excited.Read more ›