Sunday, April 30, 2017

Security firm finds rampant vulnerabilities in robots

A leading security services firm has found that multiple home, business and industrial robots are vulnerable to cyberattacks.  The research paper published by IOActive, entitled "Hacking Robots Before Skynet," identifies an array of vulnerabilities...

Push to connect home gadgets is creating dangerous side effects

By Bruce Schneier, CTO at IBM Resilient. Botnets have existed for at least a decade. As early as 2000, hackers were breaking into computers over the Internet and controlling them en masse from centralized systems....

Protecting against the cybersecurity risk of self-driving cars

Ten million self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020, according to an in-depth report by Business Insider Intelligence. Proponents of autonomous vehicles say that the technology has the potential to benefit society...

RSA cryptographer panel weighs in on impact of AI on security

At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, on February 14, 2017, a panel of noted cryptographic scientists addressed current opportunities, challenges and policy implications of cryptography as a critical cyber security tool. The panel: Paul...

$300 million Trident cybersecurity fund shows depth of security woes

Trident Capital Cybersecurity has raised $300 million to invest in new technology companies tackling security threats around the internet of things, payment technologies, identity management, privacy and data management. The new fund, launched by the...

AI-based typing biometrics might be authentication’s next big thing

Identifying or authenticating people based on how they type is not a new idea, but thanks to advances in artificial intelligence it can now be done with a very high level of accuracy, making...

Security scientists can learn from data scientists to improve cybersecurity

Security remains one of the top unresolved challenges for businesses. Billions of dollars have been spent on security technology over the last 30 years, yet hackers seem to be more successful than ever. Every...

IBM acquiring Agile 3 Solutions to give execs visiblity into security risks

IBM Security has acquired Agile 3 Solutions, a San Francisco-based company with a security analytics dashboard aimed at helping executives understand cyber-security risks inside an organization. The acquisition gives IBM another tool in its security arsenal to...

Google Develops Custom Security Chip for Servers

Google creates a vacuum of excitement wherever it goes. Since last year, when the company said that it had devised a custom chip for accelerating machine learning, there has been much chatter about the...

How IBM is providing cybersecurity using artificial intelligence

Cybercrime is an epidemic. Consider these statistics from Checkmarx: Cybercrime is expected to cost businesses over $2 trillion annually by 2019, four times as much as 2015. In the U.S., a breach costs a...

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