In-brief: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has unveiled a public “bounty” program that will pay security researchers up to $1,500 dollars for information on vulnerabilities in software used in conjunction with the company’s vehicles. Don’t get too excited.
In-brief: After a fall from grace in the mobile handset business, Nokia is betting that its ability to do scale and security will help its Impact IoT platform best a crowded field. We speak with Rajesh Kashawa, head of Nokia’s Internet of Things Business Unit.
In-brief: Cities and state governments often lack the expertise in cyber security that could help them properly assess the risks of smart city projects, including so-called “cyber physical” risks. (Editor’s note: updated with comments from Chris Rezendes of INEX.)
In-brief: For all its promise, the Internet of Things is poised to disrupt long-held, societal notions of privacy, safety and security, argues Marc Blackmer of Cisco Systems.
In-brief: A prominent Googler says the company is committed to keeping the Android operating system open source, but wouldn’t mind the security benefits that come with Apple’s closed iOS ecosystem, either!