Category: Security

Keeping safe on the roads

A series of standards for vehicle electronics functional safety was just updated

US Shutdown Plays into Hackers’ Hands

The US government shutdown is having a chilling effect on national cybersecurity

60% of UK Consumers Leaving Themselves Vulnerable to New Year’s Resolution Scams

27% of consumers feel pressure from brands when trying to achieve their New Year’s goals

Resilience in 2019 will be much broader than preparedness

Resilience goes beyond your traditional emergency management and preparedness: it extends to community capacity building, health, cyber security, business continuity and critical infrastructure.

EU investigates hacked diplomatic communications

The European Union is investigating a cyber hack of its diplomatic communications, allegedly by Chinese hackers, that revealed EU concern about U.S. Donald Trump, Russia and Iran.

Facebook gave Spotify and Netflix access to users’ private messages

A new New York Times expose has revealed that Facebook gave 150 companies access to hundreds of millions of users' data without their consent.

‘Counter’ terrorism policies that breed more terrorism are not smart

A few recently surfaced stories have reminded me that on occasion the decisions made by those who should know better are really dumb.

PewDiePie Supporters Hack Printers Again, But This Time With a Serious Intention

This time there appears to be a bigger message to users: protect your printers.

Injecting quality into software development with ISO 9001

ISO/IEC/IEEE 90003 is important for the industry as it provides a much needed interpretation of ISO 9001 in a language appropriate to software development.

Calgary, Alberta unveils 4 new smart city initiatives

The City of Calgary unveiled four new smart city initiatives designed to improve air quality, disabled services, climate and speed of play on its golf courses.

How to be a spy in the digital age

The head of MI6 has just revealed a huge secret - his first ever mission.

London’s smart city plans embrace growing security infrastructure

Why Smart cities are the next great advance in the fight against terrorism.

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