Human rights organization Amnesty International reports it’s been the target of a spyware campaign traced to a secretive Israel cyber-surveillance company and distributed through the chat application WhatsApp.
There is more alarming security news for consumers with smart devices at home: hackers can take remote control of video cameras, thermostats, smart locks or other IoT devices by exploiting vulnerabilities discovered in Samsung’s SmartThings Hub, according to a report by Cisco Systems’ Talos research group.
In this Security Ledger Conversations Video, we speak with Sudhakar Ramakrishna, the CEO of the firm Pulse Secure on that company’s journey from Juniper Networks’ remote access business unit to a thriving, independent company selling secure access technology to firms with on premises, cloud and mobile deployments. Technology has utterly transformed how companies operate and managed information , changing the conversation about ‘remote access’ to one about ‘secure access,’ he says. We’ll talk about how Pulse Secure has leveraged those changes to find market success.
After failing to move a bill to enshrine a right to repair consumer electronics to a vote, the state lawmakers in Massachusetts are pushing to study the economic impact of right to repair legislation.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:20 — 38.2MB)Subscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this Spotlight Podcast, sponsored by Trusted Computing Group*, Dennis Mattoon of Microsoft Research gives us the low-down on DICE: the Device Identifier Composition Engine Architectures, which provides a means of solving a range of security and identity problems on low cost, low power IoT endpoints. Among them: establishing strong device identity, doing device attestation and safe deployment at scale and verifying software updates.