Tag: software

The Department of Homeland Security is investing close to $4 million on two projects related to the security of connected vehicles.

One in Five Vehicle Vulnerabilities are ‘Hair on Fire’ Critical

In-brief: One of every five software vulnerabilities discovered in vehicles in the last three years are rated “critical” and are unlikely to be resolved through after the fact security fixes, according to an analysis by the firm IOActive. 

Do problems with medical device software affect patient care? Experts say more data is needed.

Silent Epidemic: Do Software Errors Already Affect Patient Outcomes?

In-brief: Software- and hardware related failures already may already affect patient outcomes, experts say, but nobody is measuring it.

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Vulnerability Markets

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Vulnerability Markets

In-brief: Markets for information on software vulnerabilities are good for security. But they can also raise moral and ethical quandaries, especially in an age of cyber physical risks, argues Cisco’s Marc Blackmer.

Code Blue: Thousands of Bugs Found on Medical Monitoring System

Code Blue: Thousands of Bugs Found on Medical Monitoring System

In-brief: The Department of Homeland Security warned of hundreds of vulnerabilities in a hospital monitoring system sold by Philips. Security researchers who studied the system said the security holes may number in the thousands.

Will artificial intelligence and machine learning assume the work now done by information security pros? Yes, and no, say experts.

Will AI Kill The Infosec Star?

In-brief: Will artificial intelligence and machine learning assume the work now done by information security pros? Yes, and no.