In-brief: The U.S. should invest in equipment and talent to preserve legacy, analog infrastructure such as copper wire telecommunications networks and pneumatic pumps as a hedge against massively disruptive cyber attacks and other interruptions, two researchers with The MITRE Corporation argue in a recent opinion piece.
Report warns of Robot Hacks, Tampering
In-brief: Common industrial robots are susceptible to hacks and other forms of electronic hacking that could cause physical harm to workers or result in flawed and dangerous products.
Google Looks Beyond Passwords To Secure Data, Assets
In-brief: Google is pushing an approach to network security dubbed “tiered access,” demoting the trusted password, which is now just one piece of data that is needed to get access to sensitive data and resources on Google’s network.
Report: 1.4b Records Exposed Last Year
In-brief: Almost 1.4 billion data records were exposed in 2016, many of them lost as a result of identity theft, the security firm Gemalto reported Tuesday.
Security Ledger Voted Top Infosec Podcast
In-brief: The Security Ledger Podcast had the honor of being named one of the 35 top podcasts covering information security. In honor of that honor, we’re reprising some of our most popular broadcasts from recent months.