Security

Gas station runs Windows

What is technology inside gas station where you just put in credit card and fill the tank yourself. I has already taken a look at one Verifone payment terminal on what software it runs (it runs Linux). Today I got a view of what is technology used on similar device made by Dresser Wayne AB.

Man With Machine: Harnessing the Potential of Artificial Intelligence

https://securityintelligence.com/man-with-machine-harnessing-the-potential-of-artificial-intelligence/?cm_mmc=PSocial_Facebook-_-Security_Detect%20threats%20-%20QRadar-_-WW_WW-_-23012462_Tracking%20Pixel&cm_mmca1=000017NK&cm_mmca2=10004134&cm_mmca4=23012462&cm_mmca5=48989195&cm_mmca6=bdfe5818-7fea-4ba1-a728-fef91b396b4d&cvosrc=social%20network%20paid.facebook.WW%20Newsfeed%20Job%20Title%20CISO%20Discover%20SI%20Blog%20Engagement%20SI%20Watson%20Man%20With%20Machine%20AI%20Watson1%20_SD%20Behav_DesktopMobile%20Tablet_1x1&cvo_campaign=000017NK&cvo_pid=23012462  When we think of artificial intelligence (AI), we think of robots — machines that mimic human behavior or thought. This is partly the influence of comics, novels, movies and other pop culture tidbits, but the boundaries of AI have progressed far beyond this basic personification.  At its most basic level, machine learning, a subset of

A Formula for Success with GDPR – IBM Analytics – Medium

https://medium.com/ibm-analytics/a-formula-for-success-with-gdpr-c7fbd2a5b2f The General Data Protection Regulationcomes into effect on May 25th 2018 and many organizations are already seeking outside help to understand and navigate the complexities. As you consider connecting with an advisor, this brief series of posts lets you know some of the most important questions to ask, how to set priorities. You should consider having a

How Threat Modeling Helps Discover Security Vulnerabilities

https://access.redhat.com/blogs/766093/posts/2914051?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY Application threat modeling can be used as an approach to secure software development, as it is a nice preventative measure for dealing with security issues, and mitigates the time and effort required to deal with vulnerabilities that may arise later throughout the application’s production life cycle. Unfortunately, it seems security has no place in

MINIX — The most popular OS in the world, thanks to Intel | Network World

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3236064/servers/minix-the-most-popular-os-in-the-world-thanks-to-intel.html I did not know this earlier (I knew about another OS inside but did not know which it was): You might not know it, but inside your Intel system, you have an operating system running in addition to your main OS, MINIX. And it’s raising eyebrows and concerns.

Report Scores Cities to See if Technology Makes Them Safer – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/computing/networks/report-scores-cities-to-figure-out-if-investing-in-technology-makes-them-safer  More and more people are migrating to cities. By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population will live in an urban setting, according to the United Nations. How can these growing cities reduce conflicts, crime, violence, and terrorism? In a word: technology. 

Performing & Preventing SSL Stripping: A Plain-English Primer

https://blog.cloudflare.com/performing-preventing-ssl-stripping-a-plain-english-primer/ Article on SSL security.   It is beyond doubt that it is simply not secure to blindly trust the medium that connects your users to the internet. HTTPS was created to allow HTTP traffic to be transmitted in encrypted form  This blog post presents a plain-english primer on how HTTPS protection can be stripped and

After quietly infecting a million devices, Reaper botnet set to be worse than Mirai | ZDNet

http://www.zdnet.com/article/reaper-botnet-could-be-worse-than-mirai-cyberattack/?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3BMmD%2FR1DIQduoO1k8kb9JCA%3D%3D A little over a month ago, a sizable botnet of infected Internet of Things devices began appearing on the radar of security researchers. Now it’s on track to become one of the largest botnets recorded in recent years. The botnet, dubbed “Reaper” by researchers at Netlab 360, is said to have ensnared almost two million internet-connected webcams,