Other News

Survey Finds Government Application Security Wanting

June 23, 2015 08:480 comments
Veracode compiled data on application scans covering 18 months in its State of Software Security report.

In-brief: A survey of web and mobile applications by the firm Veracode finds that governments are the most likely to use insecure software, as measured against the OWASP (Open of Web Application Security Project) Top 10. Like this:Like Loading…

Read more ›

Internet of Tattoos? NIST Workshop Plumbs Body Art Algorithms

June 22, 2015 08:121 comment
A NIST workshop explored approaches to automatic tattoo identification using artificial intelligence.

In-brief: One in five adults in the U.S. sport body art, making tattoos a useful tool for identifying both criminals and their victims. A NIST workshop explored ways to use AI to better identify and catalog tatts.  Like this:Like Loading…

Read more ›

On the Internet of Things, Failure is a Virtue

June 19, 2015 11:361 comment
Fail fast, fail often applies to securing the IoT just as much as to IoT product development, argues Cisco's Marc Blackmer.

In-brief: Cisco’s Marc Blackmer argues that fail fast, fail often is as relevant to securing the IoT as it is to developing new IoT products.  Like this:Like Loading…

Read more ›

The Abject Failure of Federal InfoSec

June 18, 2015 10:010 comments
The reports from OPM and IRS reveal the total failure of federal information security practice.

In-brief: OPM and IRS are just the latest incidents to expose the dire state of federal information security practice. The question is: why?  Like this:Like Loading…

Read more ›

Get The Weekly Ledger

The week's security news from The Security Ledger in one e-mail.
* = required field

Security Ledger Video

Paul talks with Sean Lorenz of Xively about the latest CES.

Paul chats with Pete Chestna and Ryan O'Boyle of Veracode about integrating secure development into agile development environments.

Founder and Editor in Chief

Paul F. Roberts

Paul F. Roberts

I'm the founder and Editor in Chief of The Security Ledger (securityledger.com), an independent security news and analysis publication that explores the intersection of cyber security with the Internet of Things.

View Full Profile →

%d bloggers like this: