The good news: open source software is nearly universal. The bad news: half of source code repositories contains open source code containing high-risk vulnerabilities, according to a new report released by the firm Synopsys.
We speak with Ravi Iyer, the Head of Product Management talks to us about the “democratization” of software development, as more and more companies become software publishers. Ravi and I talk about Polaris, a new software integrity platform that integrates a wide range of software testing and analysis tools into a common platform.
Facebook forced a reset of more than 50 million user accounts on Thursday and would force another 40 million account resets in the coming days, citing a major breach of the site’s security that allowed unknown attackers to take over people’s accounts.
In this Spotlight Podcast, sponsored by Synopsys: In the wake of a presentation at Black Hat about security flaws in implantable pace maker devices, Synopsys Principal Consultant Dan Lyon joins us to talk about why medical device makers struggle to make their connected medical devices more secure. Dan and I discuss some of the flaws in the approach that medical device makers take to security, and how manufacturers can take a page out of their own book: applying the same standards to cyber security as they do to – say- device safety.
In-brief: After seeding the globe with hackable DVRs and webcams, Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd. of Hangzhou, China will be working with the U.S. firm Synopsys to “enhance the security of its Internet of Things (IoT) devices and solutions.”