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Attendees at DEFCON

Podcast: Black Hat, DEF CON and building Secure Devices

In-brief: Paul Roberts talks with Marc Blackmer of Cisco Systems about the recent Black Hat and DEF CON conferences, as well as a proposal Cisco is working on a for a new, open standard for connecting use policies to intelligent devices. 

Life and Limb Exception: Researchers OK Outing Dangerous IoT Holes

In-brief: a survey of security professionals finds they are willing to circumvent vendors who do not respond to reports of security holes in their products. 

Senators’ Letter Demands Answers from Detroit on Security

  In-brief: In a letter to leading automakers, Senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have requested more information on security protections in late model vehicles, citing recent demonstrations of wireless hacks.

Past and Future Risks Bedevil Security on Internet of Things

In-brief: Efforts to secure the Internet of Things will be challenged both by a backlog of old software and hardware, and by the rapid pace of technology evolution, experts warned at the recent Security of Things Forum in Cambridge, MA. 

Plug and Pray? Virta Labs Using Power Analysis to Spot IoT Compromises

In-brief: A start-up, Virta Laboratories, says that its new PowerGuard technology can spot malicious software infections on any device by studying changes in how it consumes electricity. The technology has big implications for managing risk on the Internet of Things.