A report by independent researchers warns that TCL brand Android smart TVs contained serious and exploitable security holes. It also raises questions about the China-based electronics firm’s ability to remotely access and control deployed devices.
Internet of Things
To achieve their 5G transformation, telecommunications providers require security solutions and platforms built from the ground up for modern, dynamic business models.
Modern enterprise networks are populated by both people and, increasingly, “things.” But securing the growing population of Internet of Things devices presents unique challenges. In this thought leadership article, Brian Trzupek, the Senior Vice President of Emerging Markets at DigiCert discusses what is needed for effective IoT security.
In this episode of the Security Ledger Podcast (#188), sponsored* by LastPass, we take a look at the fast-expanding world of crowdsourced surveillance by doing a deep dive on Flock Safety, a start up that sells inexpensive license plate scanners to homeowners and police departments. Also: users know that password security is important…but they can’t seem to change their insecure behavior. In our second segment, We talk about why with Katie Petrillo of LogMeIn and LastPass.
A newly discovered vulnerability dubbed ‘Boothole’ compromises the foundation of device security for “virtually all Linux distributions” and some Microsoft’s Windows devices that employ “Secure Boot” feature, according to a new report.