In this episode of the podcast (#167): two stories this week – one from Pittsburgh and one from New York – have highlighted anxiety about Chinese made cameras and other security gear deployed in U.S. government agencies and in cities and towns. We’re joined by Terry Dunlap the co-founder of ReFirm Labs to talk about why software supply chain risks are real -and growing.
In-brief: new guidance from the Future of Privacy Forum urges connected health device makers to address security and privacy issues to prevent sensitive data from falling into the wrong hands.
In-brief: Could security, privacy and availability concerns created by Internet of Things devices end up encouraging separate “thing-only” networks? A survey of IT pros suggests that it could.
In-brief: The discovery of a malicious link buried in software for a common IP camera sold on Amazon and other online retail outlets is just the latest example of supply chain based threats to connected products.
In-brief: The design of wearable technology risks repeating the mistakes of the past, including poor security and privacy features that could pose a risk to consumers, according to a new report by IEEE, an information technology professional organization.