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 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.
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.
In-brief: organizations need to better understand mobile risks if they want to protect critical data, writes Aaron Cockerill of the firm Lookout.
In-brief: Russian hackers aren’t the biggest threat to the security and integrity of elections says Bev Harris of Black Box Voting. Instead, it’s a more common enemy: run of the mill political corruption, mostly at the local level. Also: Eric Hodge of CyberScout talks about the challenges of helping states secure their election systems. Problem number one: recalcitrant voting machine makers.