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BlueKeep (CVE-2019-0708): From Rumor to Reality

Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a built-in service that facilitates logging into the Windows GUI of another computer over the network, by default on TCP port 3389. On 14 May 2019, the public's attention was drawn toward patching the...
Watch Those Robots

Watch Those Robots

Latest Are you worried about security for robots? I am. I worked with welding robots many, many years ago. They were not networked, and they ran on proprietary embedded systems and code. Twenty-five years later, I remember being briefed by a Japanese startup that was... read more
IoT Patching is Not Likely to Happen Soon

IoT Patching is Not Likely to Happen Soon

Latest The federal government has issued its guidance for manufacturers of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. In November, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security issued its Strategic Principles for Security the Internet of Things. The main tenets are to 1. build... read more
When IoT Security is a Matter of Life or Death

When IoT Security is a Matter of Life or Death

Latest In the IT security world, regulations have a tendency to add clarity to otherwise obscure risks. While it may be impossible to quantify or even scope the risk of hacked devices, a regulation, with its fines and penalties, makes risk concrete. Freeing up budget... read more
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