In-brief: in our inaugural Security Ledger Live, we speak with Lance James, the Chief Scientist at the firm Flashpoint about ransomware, the care and feeding of security talent and the news of the week.
In-brief: In this video from the Security of Things Forum in September, Scott Tenaglia of Invincea demonstrates vulnerabilities in Belkin’s WeMo family of connected home products.
In-brief: The New York Times expose on the hack of the Democratic National Committee is a case study in how not to respond to a cyber attack. In this video interview with Tim Bandos of Digital Guardian, we talk about how to do it right. His new ebook on hunting digital threats in the enterprise explains that incident response doesn’t have to cost a fortune.
In-brief: scandals like the one gripping Volkswagen and the hack of vehicles by Chrysler Fiat have a common thread: a lack of transparency about the software that powers modern cars. A panel at the recent Security of Things Forum took up this issue, and we have the video to share.
In-brief: Researchers Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller are demonstrating wireless attacks on connected vehicles that can alter critical functions like braking and acceleration. (Added comments from Chris Valasek July 21, 2015 12:15 ET)