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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Cisco finds serious code execution vulnerability in LabVIEW system design software from National Instruments [Read More]
High severity vulnerabilities have been patched in Rockwell Automation’s Connected Components Workbench and FactoryTalk Activation tools [Read More]
Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) reintroduced two pieces of legislation that would implement and improve cybersecurity standards for cars and aircraft. [Read More]
Researchers discovered multiple serious vulnerabilities in popular solar park monitoring devices from Solar-Log [Read More]
Vulnerabilities found in the Chrome and Firefox extensions of the LastPass password manager allow attackers to steal passwords, execute code [Read More]
A security researcher took it to GitHub to disclose information on multiple vulnerabilities allegedly affecting Nest Cam and Dropcam Pro devices after receiving no response from Google for several months. [Read More]
DoubleAgent is a new attack method that abuses a legitimate Microsoft tool to hijack security products [Read More]
Metasploit has released a new hardware bridge extension to help researchers and pentesters discover security flaws in IoT radio (RF) communications. [Read More]
High severity vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS allow attackers to cause a DoS condition by sending specially crafted packets [Read More]
A recently disclosed User Account Control (UAC) bypass that leverages App Paths can be used for fileless attacks as well, security researcher Matt Nelson now says. [Read More]

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Adam Meyer's picture
As with anything new, you need to prepare and plan for IoT devices being in your environment to maximize the value they provide, while minimizing the inherent risk of these network-enabled devices.
Dan Cornell's picture
Gaining an understanding of the tools that development teams use provides security teams with valuable insight into how developers work, how they make decisions, and the incentives that drive them.
Jim Ivers's picture
Enlightened toy manufacturers likely begin to embrace the basic concepts of IoT security and build connected toys that can be trusted by parents.
Jim Ivers's picture
Enabling developers through the right mix of tools and education just makes too much sense and generates too much value for all concerned.
Adam Meyer's picture
Cyber threat intelligence is showing us is that most threats simply exploit a series of well-documented vulnerabilities and other weak points to move along the path of least resistance – and the most profit.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Not adhering to responsible disclosure has the potential to amplify the threats posed by certain vulnerabilities and incidents.
Jim Ivers's picture
Many of you understand that addressing the vulnerabilities in your software is something you can no longer ignore, and are ready to get serious about software security.
Jim Ivers's picture
If your target is a connected toy, there is a new angle to consider: how secure is that toy? Is the connectivity of the toy potentially exposing personal data about your child?
David Holmes's picture
Many can figure out how to hack Smart-city services using simple techniques like replay to get free services or, in some cases, make a little bit of money.
Torsten George's picture
Faced with hundreds, thousands, and even hundreds of thousands of vulnerabilities across their IT infrastructures leaves security practitioners at a virtually insurmountable disadvantage.