Reports

Cult of the Dead Cow DC6

Episode 148: Joseph Menn on Cult of the Dead Cow also Veracode CEO Sam King on InfoSec’s Leaky Talent Pipeline

In this week’s episode of the podcast: Joseph Menn’s new book Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World hit store shelves this week. We reprise our March interview with Joe and talk about the origins of CDC. Also: is the talent pipeline for information security empty, or has it sprung a leak? We’re joined by Veracode CEO Sam King to talk about one of the top problems facing organizations: how to cultivate and keep information security talent.

Introducing Securepairs.org: Fighting Infosec FUD for the Right to Repair

Cybersecurity luminaries including Bruce Schneier, Gary McGraw, Joe Grand, Chris Wysopal and Katie Moussouris are backing securepairs.org, countering industry efforts to paint proposed right to repair laws in 20 states as a cyber security risk.

Warning: Trump Terrorist Designation May Prompt Iranian Cyber Attacks

The Trump Administration’s designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization could prompt retaliatory cyber attacks from state-sponsored actors from the Islamic Republic, security researchers from Recorded Future warn.

Connected Car

Hackers Remotely Steer Tesla Model S Using Autopilot System

Security researchers managed to take remote control of the Autopilot feature of Tesla Model S car using a wireless gaming keypad, highlighting the potential security issues with next-generation automobiles’ Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) that are meant to enhance driver safety.

Theophilus Brown Patent for a Manure Spreaders

Opinion: my Grandfather’s John Deere would support our Right to Repair

Willie Cade’s grandfather, Theo, an engineer at John Deere, helped invent the manure spreader. His grandson thinks John Deere’s efforts to kill right to repair legislation is what stinks.