SMB security

Report Shines Light on Extent of SMB Insecurity

Small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) have emerged as the weakest cybersecurity link mainly because so many of them continue to rely on antiquated software that is easy to exploit. That’s the finding of a ...
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IoT security

A Closer Look at IoT Security Solutions

IoT security looms large as more companies embrace transformational technologies Companies looking to get the most out of their mobile solutions typically employ the help of app developers, who can help in ...
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Hacking Hardware Security Modules

Security researchers Gabriel Campana and Jean-Baptiste Bédrune are giving a hardware security module (HSM) talk at BlackHat in August: This highly technical presentation targets an HSM manufactured by a vendor whose solutions ...

Thangrycat: A Serious Cisco Vulnerability

Summary: Thangrycat is caused by a series of hardware design flaws within Cisco's Trust Anchor module. First commercially introduced in 2013, Cisco Trust Anchor module (TAm) is a proprietary hardware security module ...
Hardware Hacking 101 - Lesson 3: Abusing UART (U Are RooT)

Hardware Hacking 101 – Lesson 3: Abusing UART (U Are RooT)

As a reminder, Lesson 1 was a primer on electronics and setting up your lab, and Lesson 2 was an introduction to classical hardware hacking. To get started with security-focused hardware hacking, ...

DARPA Is Developing an Open-Source Voting System

This sounds like a good development: ...a new $10 million contract the Defense Department's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched to design and build a secure voting system that it ...
Hardware Hacking 101 - Lesson 2: Classical Hardware Hacking

Hardware Hacking 101 – Lesson 2: Classical Hardware Hacking

Welcome back to our ongoing series on hardware hacking and our second lesson. Last month we presented “Lesson 1: Beauty, Your Home Lab and Basic Electronics” with an appreciative nod to this ...
SmartHome – Is It Simple Yet?

SmartHome – Is It Simple Yet?

As new technologies develop, an important question I ask is “is it simple yet?” Asking ...
TWO WEEKS WITH THE APPLE WATCH

TWO WEEKS WITH THE APPLE WATCH

[A Look Back – Reposted from 5/28/15] I received my Apple Watch shipment, just the ...
EH-Net - Sindermann - Hardware Hacking 101 - Lesson 1

Hardware Hacking 101 – Lesson 1: Beauty, Your Home Lab and Basic Electronics

Hardware hacking is one of those subjects that a lot of hackers appear to have great interest, but most don't act on that interest. There are a variety of reasons why this ...
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