Security

OWASP Proposes New Vulnerabilities for 2017 Top 10

http://www.securityweek.com/owasp-proposes-new-vulnerabilities-2017-top-10?utm_content=buffer1a6b0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) announced on Monday the first release candidate for the 2017 OWASP Top 10, which proposes two new vulnerability categories.

Encryption and Securing Our Digital Economy

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170407_encryption_and_securing_our_digital_economy/ Currently, there are 360 million people that take part in cross-border e-commerce. 28% of output in mature economies is digital. The Internet is set to contribute $6.6 trillion a year, or 7.1% of the total GDP in the G20 countries.  And, by 2020, it’s estimated that more than 1 billion users will be added and there will be 30-50

Can you trust Linux-based Tizen OS?

http://www.infoworld.com/article/3187840/linux/can-you-trust-linux-based-tizen-os.html Yesterday there was a story about millions of Samsung IoT that are vulnerable to attacks due to zero-day security holes. “I have been extremely critical of IoT vendors ignoring the importance of updates and security, putting millions of users at risk. In the case of Samsung, what bothered me the most was that these devices

Realizing the IoT’s security imperative | EDN

http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/eye-on-iot-/4458251/Realizing-the-IoT-s-security-imperative?_mc=sm_edn&hootPostID=cb43e5eb7c5182a4a36fafd4f0ad4a3d It’s true that in the animal kingdom there is safety in numbers. But in the Internet of Things (IoT), where billions of devices are expected to be connected within the next decade, the sheer volume of devices isn’t expected to mitigate the security risk. In fact, given that many devices may share the same

Changes coming to TLS: Part One

https://access.redhat.com/blogs/766093/posts/2975791?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY Transport layer Security version 1.3 (TLS 1.3) is the latest version of the SSL/TLS protocol which is currently under development by the IETF. It offers several security and performance improvements as compared to the previous versions.

Samsung’s Android Replacement Is a Hacker’s Dream – Motherboard

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/samsung-tizen-operating-system-bugs-vulnerabilities A security researcher has found 40 unknown zero-day vulnerabilities in Tizen, the operating system that runs on millions of Samsung products. Samsung has long sought to reduce its reliance on Google and Android to run its Galaxy smartphones and tablets and other devices. It already has Tizen running on some 30 million smart TVs, as well