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Better passwords in California won’t help much

The new California password law demonstrates lawmakers’ misunderstanding of how connected devices work, how the internet works, and even how passwords work.

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Make your home both smart and secure | NCSAM at Synopsys

Smart devices are terrifyingly insecure, and industry and government have failed to fix the issue. Here are seven tips to secure your smart home.

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The IoT within us: Network-connected medical devices

The Internet of Things is now inside us. But network-connected medical devices are troubling, considering the history of medical device vulnerabilities.

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Third-party security, Russian grid meddling, and patch Apache!

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup, you ask? Third-party security party poopers, more Russian meddling in the grid, and patch Apache. Watch this episode below:

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Ukraine dodges attack, but VPNFilter threat remains

Ukraine had been warned. So it was prepared.

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Vulnerable routers are still out there—and hackers are noticing

Vulnerable routers aren’t news Long ago and far away—in 2014, which is indeed long ago and far away in our cutting-edge world of information technology—security gurus like Dan Geer, Jim Gettys, and Bruce Schneier were issuing urgent warnings about the catastrophic insecurity of routers—those devices in our homes that give us access to the World Wide Web.

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Is IoT a tool for Big Brother via DMCA?

What if it turns out that Big Brother is much more diverse, and a bit more subtle, than a monolithic figure at the head of an intrusive, tyrannical government?

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The IoT: Too big (and buggy) to patch?

The Internet of Things isn’t too big to fail, but is it too big to patch? IoT security experts talk about why and how to upgrade IoT device firmware.

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Digital license plates, GDPR risks and hackers, security bugs in AI robots

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup episode. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup episode, you ask? California puts a lot on your plate, the law of unintended consequences as it related to GDPR risks, and porous pepper. Watch the entire episode below:

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VPNFilter, BMW connected car vulnerability, and Nest IoT devices go offline

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup episode. What’s in this week’s episode, you ask? Russia vs. Ukraine, Beemer as the ultimate hackable machine, and Nest “smart home” devices.

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