In-brief: The Obama Whitehouse has tapped famed hacker Peiter Zatko (aka “Mudge”) to head up a new project aimed at developing an “underwriters’ lab” for cyber security. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
Articles by: Paul
I'm an experienced writer, reporter and industry analyst with a decade of experience covering IT security, cyber security and hacking, and a fascination with the fast-emerging "Internet of Things."
In-brief: A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators has openly asked for advice and counsel on the topic of understanding and securing the Internet of Things- a sign that the government is lagging in its awareness and response to the challenges posed by IoT. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
In-brief: A new report from the firm Websense finds that financial services firms are being hit hard by cyber attacks, including targeted attacks aimed at luring employees into installing malicious software on corporate networks. Like this:Like Loading…Read more ›
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 ›