In this Spotlight Podcast, we broadcast from the Black Hat Briefings in Las Vegas Nevada. Dan Timpson, the Chief Technology Officer at DigiCert joins us to talk about some of the high profile hacks at this week’s “hacker summer camp” and the common weaknesses and security lapses that are common to all of them.
GE learned of a serious vulnerability affecting two brands of anesthesia machines in October. The company on Tuesday advised customers to take steps to protect them from being remotely tampered with.
Customers who use the Blur secure password manager by Abine may have had sensitive information leaked, according to a statement by Abine, the company that makes the product.
Nearly a week after Marriott disclosed a massive breach of its Starwood reservation system, customers complain that the company has not communicated with them to tell them whether they are affected. Marriott says it is sending “rolling” emails to hundreds of millions of victim
The Marriott breach underscores how companies fail to price in the risk of poor data security. In the age of GDPR, that could be an expensive failure.