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.
In-brief: IBM researchers are warning that building automation systems pose a security risk to companies – and one that few companies take seriously.
In-brief: there’s a growing consensus that the Internet of Things will spell trouble for the information security industry. A vast population of connected devices, endemic problems with software quality and sophisticated adversaries will combine to make the juice of the Internet of Things not worth the security “squeeze.”
In-brief: three quarters of embedded systems that sport web interfaces tested by researchers at universities in Germany and France contained serious security vulnerabilities, according to a new study. The results raise more questions about the security of embedded devices including home routers and home surveillance cameras.
In-brief: Google’s insistence on stricter security policies with its latest release of the Android mobile operating system are being watered down by the company’s partners, who are undermining stricter OS security with weak or insecure policies and device configuration, a new report from Aalto University in Finland finds.