Starting in late December, the Linux kernel development lists started buzzing about some commits going into the kernel without the usual documentation that adjoins such code changes. When an AMD developer added some code on December 26th with the following comment, security researchers started zeroing in on the problem:
How Auto Makers Are Working to Secure Connected Cars
Last week, Fornetix attended the inaugural Auto-ISAC summit. “ISAC” stands for Information Sharing and Analysis Center. There are several long-standing ISACs for other industries including aviation, electricity, natural gas, and financial services. You can find the full list here if you are curious.
In April 2016, the General Data Protection Regulation was signed into law by the European Parliament and was enforceable as of May 25th 2018. This EU regulation lays out a wide number of policies that require businesses to protect personal data. Companies must have policies and technology controls to securely store or transfer personal data of any person residing in the EU. The way the various articles of the regulation read, this means at a minimum that data needs to be encrypted or made anonymous.
ASHBURN, Virginia, July 28, 2017 – Today, Fornetix® and Cyphre Security Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET), announce their strategic partnership to address the importance of approaching data protection in an active, continuous and programmatic way. Read more
Cyber security and cyber defense sound a lot alike. Some people even prefer to call the latter cyber security defense. However, they’re not the same. I recently had the chance to respond to a LinkedIn post from Larry Cole about terminology for Cyber Security vs Cyber Defense. The conversation with Larry really hits home regarding what we are all doing with technology and services: defending what we consider valuable. I think we have all been wrong in calling it Cyber Security. It’s time to start saying Cyber Defense and act accordingly.
What is interoperability and how did it get started? The idea of interoperability was born in the world of manufacturing. If you think back to before the industrial revolution, machines and inventions were created as one-off systems. Read more