Whitehouse Taps Google Advanced Projects Lead for Software Safety Lab

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.

Update: Risk Lurks at Autonomous Driving’s Fuzzy Edge

In-brief: autonomous vehicle makers are looking for ways to manage liability by getting drivers to “OK” autonomous actions. But is that the best approach?