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Breaches Without Borders: New Data Protection Laws Cast A Wide Net

Breaches Without Borders: New Data Protection Laws Cast A Wide Net

In-brief: Like it or not, U.S. companies will be expected to comply with strict new European breach notification laws. The good news: responding to breaches in this new regulatory environment just takes a little preparation, says Michael Bruemmer of Experian. 

Attendees at DEFCON work at mod'ing hardware in the hardware village. This year's show will feature an IoT Village, as well.

Podcast: Black Hat, DEF CON and building Secure Devices

In-brief: Paul Roberts talks with Marc Blackmer of Cisco Systems about the recent Black Hat and DEF CON conferences, as well as a proposal Cisco is working on a for a new, open standard for connecting use policies to intelligent devices. 

A Year Later, Clearly “Blackhat SEO” is still Working

A Year Later, Clearly “Blackhat SEO” is still Working

In-brief: Akamai lead researcher Or Katz shares longitudinal data showing that blackhat SEO campaigns designed to improve the ranking of web sites that collect cheating and marital infidelity stories have worked.

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Vulnerability Markets

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Vulnerability Markets

In-brief: Markets for information on software vulnerabilities are good for security. But they can also raise moral and ethical quandaries, especially in an age of cyber physical risks, argues Cisco’s Marc Blackmer.

The Internet of Things makes unique demands on entrepreneurs. Among them: passion, and a good business plan.

IoT Entrepreneurs Need Passion…and a Business Plan

In-brief: The Internet of Things makes unique demands on entrepreneurs. Among them: passion, and a good business plan, says Cisco’s Marc Blackmer.  I love the Internet of Things! Why? The IoT literally and figuratively opens us to a new world of possibility. The combination of increasing connectivity, online collaboration and the open source movement significantly lowers the barrier to entry for those driven to make their imprint on the world. Typically, I focus on the security aspect of the IoT, but one commonality across the IoT are the entrepreneurs. Without them, there would be no IoT – secure or otherwise – so I’d like to take a look at a case study that I think will benefit all entrepreneurs. Cisco sponsors the Innovation Grand Challenge at the IoT World Forum each as well as sponsoring other programs such as DevNet hackathons in conjunction with Cisco Live! As you can imagine, we […]