Internet of Things Ecosystem

The Future of IoT Security Standards

When it comes to measuring the security level of a device, a checklist of security ‘low hanging fruit’ is a good place to start. But more is needed, says Mike Sheward of

Technology Gateway

Episode 231: Solving the US’s Endemic Cybersecurity Worker Shortage

Rodney Petersen, the director of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) talks about the massive shortage of information security workers at the United States – estimated at more than 400,000 workers.

IBM Quantum Computer

How NIST Is Securing The Quantum Era

Quantum computers powerful enough to break the strongest classical encryption are at least a decade away, but the time to develop quantum safe encryption is now. In this opinion piece, Thomas Pöppelmann, a Senior Staff Engineer, Security Architecture and Cryptography Research at Infineon Technologies talks about the steps NIST and companies like Infineon are taking to make that happen.

Opinion: We need a way to talk about Cyber Physical Risk

How does a flaw potentially affecting the integrity of printer management application get a “critical” severity rating and one affecting the integrity and operation of anesthesia machines get a “moderate” severity rating? It has to do with our evolving and still immature system of rating (and therefore thinking about) cyber risk.

Interview: securing the University using NIST’s Cyber Framework

College and university campuses are notoriously difficult to tame. In this one-on-one interview, I speak with Plamen Martinov, the Chief Information Security Officer for the Biological Sciences Division at the University of Chicago about how his organization has used NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework to create a security lingua franca at UChicago and improve the organization’s security posture.