In this industry perspective, Dan Lyon and Taylor Armerding of the firm Synopsys discuss the impact of the FDA’s new Medical Device Safety Action Plan, which promises to improve the cyber security of medical devices…eventually.
Now that the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is upon us…what happens now? In this industry perspective, Steve Schlarman of RSA writes that GDPR compliance isn’t a one time affair – the requirements of the law are likely to be woven into the fabric of how businesses operate inside and outside the EU.
Teams from The University of Michigan and and Zhejian University in China have shown how acoustic attacks from off the shelf speakers can be used to crash magnetic hard disk drives, the latest example of physics-based attacks on common hardware.
The majority of security professionals expect a major and imminent attack on critical infrastructure in the next several years and blame the largely unsecured Internet of Things (IoT) for the increased risk in the sector, according to a report by IoT security firm Pwnie Express.
In this industry perspective, Thomas Hofmann of Flashpoint says that sensational coverage of advanced persistent threat (APT) actors does little to help small and mid sized firms defend their IT environments from more common threats like cyber criminals. The key to getting cyber defense right is understanding the risks to your firm and prioritizing investments to protect critical IT assets.