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EFF Warns of Security Culture Gap at Hardware Engineering Firms | TechCrunch

In-brief: A senior attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation warned about the security knowledge gap facing traditional engineering firms as they pivot to making connected devices. 

Verizon: No ‘Real World’ Internet of Things Risk. Really?

In-brief: Verizon said in its 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report that it found no “real world” data on cyber incidents tied to Internet of Things technologies. Really?

Opinion: What Makes IoT Security So Hard?

In-brief: What makes IoT security so hard for these companies? Exosite Chief Technology Officer Mark Benson has identified four, important factors to consider and address.

FDA: Medical Device Makers Urged To Secure Post Market Devices from Cyber Attack

  In-brief: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday issued new guidelines, calling on medical device makers to do a better job addressing cyber security vulnerabilities and exploits as part of their management of deployed medical devices. 

Password Shaming: SCADA Password Dump Intended to Improve Security

In-brief: Call it “password shaming”: a group of security researchers has published a list of default administrator credentials for the software that runs many of the world’s industrial facilities and manufacturing lines.