In March of this year, OWASP released their 2016 edition of the Mobile Top Ten. Now that organizations have had some time to get acclimated to it, I wanted to provide some of my thoughts on it.

OWASP got this one right. I...

V2V Communications: What About My Privacy?

by Gene Carter on November 23, 2016 at 5:02 PM

There is a shift in focus from surviving accidents to stopping an accident from ever happening. Have you ever experienced unexpected stopped traffic as you crest a hill? Or narrowly missed hitting another car because your...

The cloud offers the promise of improved scalability, availability, and IT infrastructure security. According to the 2016 Gartner Application Security Hype report, Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) are beginning to offer...

2016 OWASP Mobile Top 10 Vulnerabilities

by Dinesh Shetty on November 4, 2016 at 9:21 AM

Do you think mobile vulnerabilities are so different from web vulnerabilities that it warrants is own list?

While vulnerabilities are often similar across the various computing platforms, each has unique idiosyncrasies,...

Internet of Things devices have become more and more popular within the past few years, changing our lives and making things more efficient. However, just like computers, smart embedded devices can also be exploited. In...

Three Strategies for Car Cybersecurity

by Gene Carter on October 31, 2016 at 11:31 AM

According to consulting firm, Frost and Sullivan, we can expect the number of hackers to grow to more than 150,000 globally by 2018. This fact combined with the fact that in that same time the number of connected vehicles...

DNS service provider Dyn was attacked several times on Friday via a DDoS (distributed denial of service) – hackers basically flooded their systems with so much traffic that nothing could get through. This impacted Dyn...

Tesla Motors recently issued an over-the-air software update to make its Autopilot system rely more on radar than cameras. This update was in response to a highly publicized crash in May 2016 in which a 40-year-old man...

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), part of the US Department of Transportation recently issued their much anticipated Federal Automated Vehicles Policy. This 116-page document is guidance, not...

Why I was Asked to a White House Meeting

by William Whyte on September 7, 2016 at 2:29 PM

I was asked to meet with the some of the staff from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) this week. To be clear, the OMB is a White House department but sadly the meeting wasn't in the White House itself -- it was a...