Post Tagged with: "hardware"

Expert: FDA Cyber Guidance For Medical Devices Needs More Work

April 25, 2016 11:060 comments
The FDA's pending guidance for post market cyber security needs more work to be effective says University of Michigan Professor Kevin Fu.

In-brief: A prominent expert in medical device security has warned the FDA that its draft guidance for post market medical devices is too focused on stomping out known threats, and not enough on addressing current and future risks to the security of healthcare environments.

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NHTSA Drafting Cyber Security Guidelines for Light Vehicles

April 15, 2016 12:340 comments
NHTSA Drafting Cyber Security Guidelines for Light Vehicles

In-brief: The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) is drafting cyber security guidelines for light vehicles, the agency’s first major initiative exclusively focused on the security of connected cars.

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UL Charges for Cyber Standards, Draws Scrutiny

April 13, 2016 19:252 comments
A lab at Underwriters Laboratories, circa 1946. The group is coming under fire for refusing to publish the details of its new cyber security testing standards. (Image courtesy of The Library of Congress.)

In-brief: Product testing firm Underwriters Laboratories drew scrutiny by charging for copies of new standards for connected devices. But security experts say the new UL standards are poised to have a big impact – especially in industries like medicine and critical infrastructure. 

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Research Raises More Alarms on Connected Home Products

April 1, 2016 12:570 comments
Research Raises More Alarms on Connected Home Products

In-brief: A new study by BitDefender suggests that security lapses dampen the appeal of smart home appliances and could (literally) open the door to burglars.

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Supply Chain Wreck: CCTV Firmware Vulnerable

March 24, 2016 10:510 comments
cctv camera

The software used by tens of thousands of digital video recorders (DVRs) used with closed circuit cameras (CCTVs) is vulnerable to being remotely hacked, a researcher has discovered.

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