The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act has been officially signed into law. The bipartisan legislation, sponsored by Reps. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., and Will Hurd, R-Texas, and Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Cory Gardner, R-Colo., requires that any IoT device purchased with government money meet minimum security standards.
For years, just about every update of consumer cloud applications would include new features that the user could configure around their personal taste, convenience, and preferred uses. Over time, and with increasing features and capabilities, what had begun as an application’s simple settings, was replaced by a proliferation of tabs, cascading drop-down menus, banners, breadcrumbs, hyperlinks, bookmarks, and more, creating a world of choices and individual styles.
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The boards of directors of G4S have made a recommendation to its shareholders that it accept a cash offer from Atlas UK Bidco Limited, a newly incorporated entity that is indirectly controlled by Allied Universal. Shareholders have not yet voted, however, and other offers could still be made.
As the United States continues to struggle amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have been searching for creative solutions to help stop the spread of this virus. One of these solutions includes thermal temperature screening checker systems, and while these systems have been implemented in many places of business, hospitals, airports and schools across the country, there seems to be considerable misconceptions about the camera technology and its effectiveness. Here are some of the most common misconceptions.
The risk to the financial sector is extremely high, and due to the high value of financial data, cybercriminals are increasingly targeting customer banking credentials when carrying out attacks. Below, we speak to Robert O'Connor, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Neocova Corporation, about the cybersecurity challenges within financial institutions and best practices to safeguard financial data and prevent attacks.
Synopsys, Inc. released the report, DevSecOps Practices and Open Source Management in 2020, exploring the strategies that organizations around the world are using to address open source vulnerability management as well as the growing problem of outdated or abandoned open source components in commercial code.
The National Security Agency (NSA) released a Cybersecurity Advisory on Russian state-sponsored actors exploiting CVE-2020-4006, a command-injection vulnerability in VMware Workspace One Access, Access Connector, Identity Manager, and Identity Manager Connector. The actors were found exploiting this vulnerability to access protected data on affected systems and abuse federated authentication.