Post Tagged with: "Government"

Security Concerns Stifling Digital Adoption

May 16, 2016 23:510 comments
NTIA warns that Americans are refraining from some online activities because of privacy and security concerns.

In-brief: Americans’ concerns about online security and privacy are prompting them to limit their online activity, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Commerce. 

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NIST Guidance takes on Cyber Physical Systems

May 11, 2016 09:370 comments
The digital "exhaust" emitted by Internet of Things technologies could pose the biggest privacy and security risk in the future.

In-brief: The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) released a draft publication that recommends ways to improve the security of systems during the engineering phase, including so-called cyber physical systems on the Internet of Things.

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Duck and Cyber: Berkeley Report Imagines Dark, Technology Driven Futures

May 4, 2016 07:510 comments
Technology advances including the growth of the Internet of Things could lead to a variety of different futures - some sunnier than others, according to a report from UC Berkeley and the Hewlett Foundation. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.)

In-brief: technology advances including the growth of the Internet of Things will make cybersecurity a top concern for individuals and governments, enabling a variety of futures – some sunnier than others, according to a report from UC Berkeley and the Hewlett Foundation.

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FDA: Antivirus Crashed Diagnostic Tool During Heart Procedure

May 3, 2016 10:510 comments
The Hemo diagnostic tool by Merge Healthcare was felled by anti virus software running on a monitoring PC, the FDA said in a recent Adverse Incident report.

In-brief: antivirus software running on a medical diagnostic computer caused the device to fail in the middle of a cardiac procedure, the FDA said.

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Podcast: Privacy Sweeps and securing the IoT Supply Chain

April 30, 2016 16:560 comments
Supply Channel Coordination or Logistics Chain as Concept

In-brief: Security Ledger Editor in Chief Paul Roberts speaks with John Dickson, a principal at Denim Group about the recent Internet of Things privacy sweep and about the challenge of securing the Internet of Things supply chain. 

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