Tag: standards

Microsoft's Sopris Chip will incorporate a number of security features designed with the Internet of Things in mind.

Microsoft working on secure processor for Internet of Things | Wired

Microsoft is developing a secure processor for The Internet of Things under the banner of Project Sopris, Wired reports.

Experts testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about the impact of data breaches on online authentication. (Image courtesy of US House of Representatives.)

Congress told Breaches, Sharing Spell End of Authentication by What We Know

The days of logging into a web site or application with nothing more than facts stored in your brain are nearing their end, pushed to extinction by the unrelenting pace of information sharing online and an equally unrelenting storm of data breaches that expose that data.

A flaw in the WPA-2 wireless protocol leaves millions of device vulnerable to hacking and other malicious acts.

Update: Flaw in widely used Wi-Fi Standard could allow snooping

Hundreds of millions of wireless devices may be affected by a flaw in WPA-2, a widely used standard for securing wireless Internet connections.  (Updated to add commentary by Bob Rudis of Rapid 7.)

If you missed our September discussion of securing DevOps environments it is now online.

Now Online: Securing DevOps without Sinking Productivity

If you missed attending it last month, our September discussion with Jason Sabin, CSO of DigiCert and Davi Ottenheimer of IANS on securing DevOps environments is available for viewing.

The FDA approved a patch for implantable devices made by Abbott/St. Jude Medical, more than a year after serious security holes were first reported.

A Year Later: FDA approves Software Fix for Security Flaws in Pacemakers

In-brief: The FDA as approved a software update to software security holes in pacemakers made by Abbott. But doctors and patients will have to weigh the risks of apply the patch.