policy

ENISA Looking for Help with Cybersecurity Policies For Autos

In-brief: The EU’s leading information privacy and security group will be issuing a report on smart car security and is soliciting feedback from auto industry suppliers and experts.

Update: Regulator says Ransomware Infections Likely Reportable Under HIPAA

In-brief: The Department of Health and Human Services issued guidance that declared most ransomware infections to be reportable under the Federal HIPAA patient privacy law.

Podcast: Craig Smith of OpenGarages on Vehicle Security and GM’s Bug Bounty

In-brief: In this podcast, Paul speaks with Craig Smith of Open Garages on GM’s bounty program, the state of connected vehicle security, and what the auto industry can learn from open source. 

Senators Probe Government’s History with Ransomware

In-brief: Two U.S. Senators are requesting information about the government’s experience with ransomware – asking whether Uncle Sam has paid ransoms to get data back.

Could hackers break my heart via my pacemaker? – BBC News

In-brief: A BBC article profiles an information security expert who finds herself the bearer of an implanted pacemaker, raising issues about the risks and benefits of new, connected health devices.