Technologies

Oven Check

Episode 252: Colin O’Flynn On Hacking An Oven To Make It Stop Lying

In this episode of the podcast, host Paul Roberts speaks with Colin O’Flynn, CTO and founder of the firm NewAE about his work to patch shoddy software on his home’s electric oven – and the bigger questions about owners rights to fix, tinker with or replace the software that powers their connected stuff.

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Is a DEF CON Village the right way to assess AI risk?

The AI industry is pointing to the AI Village at DEF CON as a venue for assessing cybersecurity risk. But is a “village” the best way to test AI risk? Experts have their doubts.

IoT Ecosystem

Episode 250: Window Snyder of Thistle on Making IoT Security Easy

In this episode of the podcast, I speak with Window Snyder, the founder and CEO of Thistle Technologies about the (many) security challenges facing Internet of Things (IoT) devices and her idea for making things better: Thistle’s platform for secure development and deployment of IoT devices.

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Spotlight: Traceable CSO Richard Bird on Securing the API Economy

In this Spotlight episode of the Security Ledger podcast, I interview Richard Bird, the CSO of the firm Traceable AI about the challenge of securing application programming interfaces (APIs), which are increasingly being abused to steal sensitive data.

Cyberattacks on Industrial Control Systems Jumped in 2022

Cyberattacks on industrial control systems (ICS) jumped in 2022, with an 87% jump in ransomware attacks and a 35% increase in the number of ransomware groups targeting industrial control and operational technology (OT) systems, according to a report by Dragos Security.