“Car makers will have to provide more protection for internet-connected vehicles from cyber attacks, under new government guidance.”
“”…Be careful who you give access to, don’t plug in devices such as USB sticks that you don’t know the origin of.””
“…The Autonomous and Electric Vehicles Bill, announced in the Queen’s speech this year, aims to create a framework to insure self-driving vehicles.
Measures to be put before Parliament mean that insuring new vehicles will provide protection for owners if technologies fail.”
Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/05/car-makers-told-do-stop-hackers-taking-internet-connected-vehicles/
Gigavation leadership featured at flagship Detroit Automotive Conference in June 2017.
Read more: http://www.tu-auto.com/detroit/
“Malware-laden USB sticks were accidentally sent by IBM to a series of enterprise customers that had purchased storage systems developed by the computing giant…
The incident underlines the inherent security challenges assumed by companies that deal with global supply chains, where individual components to construct a specific products are manufactured in different locations and by different companies based in foreign countries.”
Read more: https://www.cyberscoop.com/ibm-usb-sticks-malware-storewize/
Gigavation is now hiring three positions:
Software Engineer for VDI (C/C++/C#)
Software Engineer for Android (C/C++/Java)
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
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Gigavation will be featured at the 2017 MIT Startup Workshop – Cybersecurity: “About Cybersecurity and AI Get Real: Attacks, Players, Solutions” on February 16, 2017
Read more: https://ilp.mit.edu/conference.jsp
“The situation seems eerily similar to the Edward Snowden leak, and has drawn renewed attention to insider threats and the risks posed by authorized users granted access to sensitive information in corporate networks.
…While insider attacks and leaks of sensitive data from the NSA make for very salacious headlines, insider threats are in no way limited to the NSA or government agencies. Every company has some information and data of a sensitive nature that should not be shared or seen outside the company, and every company faces the risk that an employee with access to that data could expose it—either intentionally or inadvertently.”
Read more: http://techspective.net/2016/10/11/nsa-contractor-arrest-highlights-risk-insider-threats/
“The arrest of a National Security Agency contractor charged with stealing highly classified material is yet the latest example of a trend that officials say can be every bit as dangerous as an outside hacker: the insider threat.
…insider threats pose a delicate and difficult challenge and can be hard to detect, especially since large amounts of data can be downloaded quickly and stored on tiny devices.”
Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/nsa-case-highlights-growing-concerns-over-insider-threats/2016/10/06/61b90a5e-8bc7-11e6-bf8a-3d26847eeed4_story.html
“Rep. Adam B. Schiff (Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said in a statement that Martin’s arrest made it ‘painfully clear that the Intelligence Community still has much to do to institutionalize reforms designed to protect in advance the nation’s sources and methods from insider threats.'”
Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/government-contractor-arrested-for-stealing-top-secret-data/2016/10/05/99eeb62a-8b19-11e6-875e-2c1bfe943b66_story.html