Tag: trends

A cyber attack in December was responsible for a power outage in Ukraine - almost a year to the day after a similar attack in 2015.

Second Ukraine Power Outage Linked to Russian Hackers

In-brief: A cyber attack in December was responsible for a power outage in Ukraine – almost a year to the day after a similar attack in 2015, new research shows.

New generations of Internet connected products are often insecure and pose safety and privacy risks to consumers. What will it take to make consumer electronics safe? We ask experts from the firm Senrio for their thoughts. (Image courtesy of CTA.)

Podcast: Can We Make CES Secure Again?

In-brief: With CES going on in Las Vegas, The Security Ledger sat down with three experts from the firm Senrio to talk about the new generation of connected consumer electronics. How vulnerable are they to attack? What is the best way to address security and privacy concerns in them? 

Telecommunications firms including AT&T, Verizon and KPN in Netherlands (pictured) are working to build out infrastructure to support connected devices.

Report: AT&T and Gemalto Team on IoT Lifecycle Management

In-brief: AT&T is partnering with Gemalto to offer lifecycle management features for Internet of Things devices, as the telecommunications giant targets automotive telematics, infotainment, and smart safety services.

Amazon and MicroChip are partnering on an IoT ready chip designed to leverage Amazon's IoT Cloud.

Amazon, Microchip team on chip to protect IoT | IEEE Spectrum

In-brief: MicroChip and Amazon are partnering on a chip designed to pair with Amazon’s IoT cloud and provide cryptographically strong identities for IoT devices.

Do drones need digital license plates? A new partnership between two technology firms, Airmap and Digicert, aims to find out.

Do Drones Need Digital License Plates?

In-brief: there are more drones registered in the U.S. than aircraft, but there’s no easy way to track the unmanned aerial vehicles using the public airspace. In this podcast we speak with DigiCert CTO Dan Timpson about his firm’s partnership with AirMap to provide strong digital identities for drones.