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Breaking the Ice on DICE: scaling secure Internet of Things Identities

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:20 — 38.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | 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. 

Financial Malware, not Ransomware, drives most Cyber Crime

In-brief: data from the firm Symantec shows that financial malware targeting banks – not ransomware- is the most important and oft-used tool in the cyber criminal’s toolbox. 

Sign Up with the Usual Suspects: Consumer Breach Response is Broken and How to Fix It | Digital Guardian

In-brief:The scourge of data breaches and identity theft is more than a decade old. But our tools for dealing with these common incidents are outdated and ineffective. Why? (Editor’s note: this blog post has been cross posted from Digital Guardian’s blog, where you can read it in its entirety.) 

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PCI Updates Security Guidance with Focus on Firmware

In-brief: The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI Council) is raising the bar for the security of point of sale systems, with a big focus on the software (or “firmware”) that runs those systems. 

20 top US hotels hit by fresh malware attacks | ZDNet

In-brief:  Twenty US hotels operated by HEI Hotel & Resorts on behalf of Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt and Intercontinental are the victims of a hack focused on point of sale systems, media reports say.