08-27-18 – News This Past Week

Trend Micro’s new program helps IoT device makers tackle risk at source
Trend Micro has reconfirmed its commitment to Internet of Things (IoT) security with a new program designed to leverage its Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) to minimize vulnerabilities as smart products are developed.

Trend Micro’s new program helps IoT device makers tackle risk at source

Security of smart utilities leaves a lot to be desired
The modernization of utility infrastructures is enabling increased efficiencies and reliability through digitization, connectivity, and IT-based approaches. Smart cyber assets are transforming both power and water grids, allowing operators to deploy and leverage a new generation of functionality and customer services.

Security of smart utilities leaves a lot to be desired

IoT security: The work on raising the bar continues
One of the main goals of Chief Information Security Officers should be to help the organization succeed, and they are unlikely to do that by denying their organization the ability to take advantage of new technologies

IoT security: The work on raising the bar continues

7 Serious IoT Vulnerabilities
A growing number of employees have various IoT devices in their homes – where they’re also connecting to an enterprise network to do their work. And that means significant threats loom.
https://www.darkreading.com/iot/7-serious-iot-vulnerabilities/d/d-id/1332616

How to develop the right strategy to increase IoT security
As more and more devices become connected, many industries that were previously secure are experiencing new threats or attacks to their devices and services

How to develop the right strategy to increase IoT security

Flaws in Emerson Workstations Allow Lateral Movement
Researchers working for two industrial cybersecurity firms have discovered several critical and high severity vulnerabilities in Emerson DeltaV DCS Workstations. The vendor has released patches that should resolve the flaws
https://www.securityweek.com/flaws-emerson-workstations-allow-lateral-movement

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