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The Challenge of Securing REST APIs

August 29, 2015 16:000 comments
The Challenge of Securing REST APIs

  In-brief: RESTful application program interfaces (APIs) are a key ingredient to building powerful, scalable web-based applications. But they can also open the door to web-based attacks, while also baffling traditional penetration testing tools and processes. In this article, Barracuda’s Neeraj Khandelwal explains why.

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Is Public Health the Model for Securing the Internet of Things?

August 28, 2015 12:450 comments
Global cooperation and focus on basic hygiene may be a model for securing the Internet of Things, says the FCC's CIO David Bray. (Image courtesy of the UN.)

In-brief: are public health initiatives the best model for securing the Internet of Things? David Bray, the CIO for the Federal Communications Commission thinks they may be. 

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Hard Coded Password Sinks Fleet of DSL Routers

August 27, 2015 11:580 comments
A flaw in a common DSL router affects devices from a wide range of vendors.

In-brief: A hard coded firmware password could provide remote hackers with access to a wide range of home broadband routers, underscoring the risk posed by shared hardware and software, according to an alert from Carnegie Mellon University’s CERT this week. 

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Report: Era of Automobile Hacking has just begun

August 24, 2015 09:580 comments
Report: Era of Automobile Hacking has just begun

  In-brief:Caught between nifty new wireless features and ossified attitudes, automakers are just beginning to wake up to the security problems in vehicles. Strap on your seatbelt. 

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