As part of Security Innovation's internship program, I spent a month conducting extensive research on Android malware; in particular, the automated analysis of malware for the purpose of uncovering insights that can help...

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...

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...

The Internet of Things opens up a realm of possibilities to make everyday tasks easier. They can memorize our schedules and know when to turn the heat on or off. They warn us about intruders. They can even save lives. But...

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...