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Senators Call For Help Understanding IoT

June 26, 2015 10:480 comments
Senators Call For Help Understanding IoT

In-brief: A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators has openly asked for advice and counsel on the topic of understanding and securing the Internet of Things- a sign that the government is lagging in its awareness and response to the challenges posed by IoT. Like this:Like Loading…

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On the Internet of Things, Failure is a Virtue

June 19, 2015 11:361 comment
Fail fast, fail often applies to securing the IoT just as much as to IoT product development, argues Cisco's Marc Blackmer.

In-brief: Cisco’s Marc Blackmer argues that fail fast, fail often is as relevant to securing the IoT as it is to developing new IoT products.  Like this:Like Loading…

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Unpatched Vulnerabilities Common on Docker Hub Images

May 29, 2015 10:412 comments
A survey of Docker repositories found that critical vulnerabilities are common in both official and general repositories.

In-brief:  A survey out from the firm Banyan finds that official and general repositories on Docker Hub are rife with serious and exploitable software vulnerabilities, including Heartbleed, Shellshock and Poodle. Like this:Like Loading…

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Clueless Clause: Insurer Cites Lax Security in Challenge to Cottage Health Claim

May 26, 2015 12:440 comments
Clueless Clause: Insurer Cites Lax Security in Challenge to Cottage Health Claim

In-brief: In what may become a trend, an insurance company is denying a claim from a California healthcare provider following the leak of data on more than 32,000 patients. The insurer, Columbia Casualty, charges that Cottage Health System did an inadequate job of protecting patient data.  Like this:Like Loading…

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