DHS warns about critical vulnerabilities in industrial control systems made by 3 manufacturers

The Department of Homeland Security's ICS-CERT is warning about critical vulnerabilities in industrial control systems made by Taiwan-based Moxa, Russia-based iRZ, and Germany-based Meteocontrol.

IoT growth fueling venture funding for cyber-physical security startups

Fueled by growth in the Internet of Things, venture capital investment in cyber-physical security startups is forecast by Lux Research to reach $400 million in 2016, after rising 78 percent year over year to $228 million in 2015.

2012 LinkedIn breach affected almost every account, data dump shows

New information has come to light on a 2012 LinkedIn breach, suggesting that the breach impacted 167 million accounts – far more than the originally stated 6.5 million.

Retail industry hit hard by web attacks in first quarter, says Akamai

The retail industry was hit hard by web application attacks, suffering 43 percent of all web app attacks in the first quarter of this year, according to Akamai's latest State of the Internet Security Report.

Enterprises should attack cybercriminals' Achilles' heel, their 'value chain,' recommends HPE

Cybercriminals have created a formalized operating model and "value chain" similar to a legitimate business structure, explained HPE in its Business of Hacking report. This value chain is also their Achilles' heel.


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The federal regulators are requiring commercial fleet managers, operators, and drivers to transition from using paper to log hours of service to using electronic logging devices. While the use of ELDs is designed to improve the HOS process, it could be a financial strain on smaller carriers and individual track drivers, warned ABI Research.


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