06-18-18 – News This Past Week

‘Shift Left’ & the Connected Car
How improving application security in the automotive industry can shorten product development time, reduce costs, and save lives.
https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/shift-left-and-the-connected-car/a/d-id/1332018

ICS/SCADA Smart Scanning: Discover and Assess IT-Based Systems in Converged IT/OT Environments
Increasingly, operational technology (OT) environments are interconnecting with IT and adopting exploitable IT-based assets and protocols. This means OT systems are exposed to IT threats. Additionally, IT/OT convergence is expanding the cyberattack surface.
https://www.tenable.com/blog/icsscada-smart-scanning-discover-and-assess-it-based-systems-in-converged-itot-environments

Security Vulnerabilities: A Threat to Automotive Innovation
The pace of innovation within the automotive industry has been breath-taking. Only ten years ago, the very concept of self-driving cars and heavy goods vehicles was still regarded as far-fetched science fiction. Today, they are already a common sight on many roads around the world.
https://www.securityweek.com/security-vulnerabilities-threat-automotive-innovation

Siemens Patches Vulnerabilities in SCALANCE, Other Devices
Siemens this week published five new security advisories describing several vulnerabilities discovered in its switches, routers, building automation products, and medical devices
https://www.securityweek.com/siemens-patches-vulnerabilities-scalance-other-devices

Critical Flaws Patched in Schneider Building Automation Software
Schneider Electric recently patched four vulnerabilities in its U.motion Builder software, including two critical command execution flaws. Advisories have been published by both the vendor and ICS-CERT
https://www.securityweek.com/critical-flaws-patched-schneider-building-automation-software

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