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How Secure is the Car of the Future?

October 10, 2017

Modern cars are well on their way to revolutionizing the automotive industry. Intel’s 2017 whitepaper reports that “the newest cars on the road are equipped with active safety features that help protect drivers and passengers, heads-up displays that makes it easy to read instruments, and in-vehicle infotainment that makes the trip more enjoyable.” But with an IoT-enabled automobile comes greater security risks. And by 2020, analysts estimate that there will be more than 250 million connected cars on the roads.

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U.S. Powergrid Vulnerable Says Congressional Report

June 25, 2014

Cyberattacks affecting the US powergrid are apparently much more common that previously thought.

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Obama Prioritizes Cybersecurity In New Budget

June 25, 2014

The president is calling for more cybersecurity funds in his 2014 budget proposal to Congress.

According to the Reuters news service, Obama is asking for more "military "hackers" to head off escalating cyber threats from China, Iran, Russia and other countries. It would also bolster defenses for government and private-sector computer networks."

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Howard Schmidt Urges More Public-Private Security Partnerships

June 25, 2014

Former cyber security advisor to President Obama and now Executive Director of SAFECode said that there needs to be more public-private security partnerships.

In an interview with Tripwire, Schmidt elaborated on President Obama's Executive Order, in particular the part about government agencies sharing more information with the private sector.

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Reports Cite Weak US Cybersecurity Readiness

June 25, 2014

A series of new reports give the US federal government failing grades for cybersecurity readiness.

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