Accreditation reinforces IOActive’s commitment to protecting its Global 1000 clients from the latest cyber threats and attacks Seattle, Wash., September 11, 2018 — IOActive, Inc., the worldwide leader in research-driven security services, today announced the company has been awarded CREST accreditation for its penetration testing services and will join CREST as its newest member company. By achieving CREST accreditation, IOActive’s global customers are assured that IOActive’s penetration tests meet the highest standards and that the work will be carried out by highly-qualified security consultants with…
Cisco – Cisco’s Marc Blackmer takes us through some of the highlights and his observations from the Black Hat and DEF CON conferences, including some strides made on higher numbers for women in cyber.
Threatpost – An unpatched buffer overflow flaw allows remote attackers to completely take over the device and enter the home network. A vulnerability in a popular Wi-Fi–connected electric outlet for smart homes would allow a remote attacker to take over smart TVs and other devices, as well as execute code – potentially exposing tens of thousands of consumers to cryptomining, ransomware, information disclosure, botnet enslavement and more.
ZDNet – Vulnerabilities have been discovered in multiple versions of Philips cardiovascular imaging devices. According to a security advisory from the US Department of Homeland Security’s ICS-CERT, the first vulnerability, CVE-2018-14787, is a high-severity flaw which affects the Philips IntelliSpace Cardiovascular and Xcelera IntelliSpace Cardiovascular (ISCV) products.
Robotics Business Review – Geopolitics is a mix of cooperation and competition, and the world of automation is no different. Some countries pursue partnerships, such as in the India-Israel fund and other robotics and artificial intelligence deals described below. In other cases, governments should be wary of robot cybersecurity risks, which could lead to remote hacking through robots.