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Protecting Against Three Major 5G Threat Vectors

A recent report from the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the National Security Agency, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, warns of three major threat vectors that can potentially imperil 5G networks. The report, titled Potential Threat Vectors to 5G Infrastructure, details outcomes from the 5G Threat Model Working Panel, which […]

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Automakers Rev Up for Growing Cyber Security Risks  

Automakers are increasingly jam packing modern vehicles with connected systems that can present serious cyber security risks. According to a recent report from the New York Times, automakers and electronic system suppliers around the world are taking steps to protect vehicles from hackers.  “To take control of a vehicle’s direction and speed: This is what […]

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Five Major Cyber Security Threats for Automakers

Currently, 200 million digitally “connected vehicles” are traversing the world’s roadways, according to a recent white paper from the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA). By 2024, real-time traffic updates will be possible thanks to road infrastructure that will be digitally connected. By 2026, advanced vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) capabilities will help bring automated vehicles another step closer to […]

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Six Ways to Protect Against Autonomous Vehicle Cyber Attacks

Today, it’s relatively easy for cyber criminals to hack into connected vehicles. The reason being that they only need to exploit a single vulnerability within an autonomous car to gain access to the operating system—and possibly the entire network.  Demonstrating Autonomous Vehicle Cyber Attacks There are a number of examples demonstrating these vulnerabilities. In 2015, […]

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Cyber Security—Advancing through AI

Cyber attacks have increased in frequency as more and more organizations adopt the Internet of Things (IoT). Risks still exist despite the rise in cyber security, which is meant to keep information and devices secure. How will artificial intelligence (AI) improve cyber security and keep data protected? Artificial Intelligence/Cyber Security Use Cases Network Threat Analysis […]

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Cyber Security in the World Around You

The need for cyber security is increasing as the number of devices interconnected by cloud technology grows. Because everyday life is growing more reliant on technology, the likelihood of any one cyber attack having significant and far-reaching consequences is also growing. In 2018, researchers from the University of Kent identified fifty-seven different ways in which […]

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A Breach in Biometric Security

Security company Suprema recently discovered that its biometric security system is unencrypted and open to the public. This means millions of users’ personal information are easy targets for cyber attacks. Security researchers working with a virtual private networks service company, vpnmentor, analyzed Suprema’s system. They were shocked at the amount of open data that they […]

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Think Your Business Is Too Small for a Cyber Attack? Think Again

While large-scale corporations likely have provisions in place for cyber threats, many smaller enterprises simply believe they’re too small to face cyber attacks, leaving them extremely vulnerable. Under-investment in skills development coupled with a massive spike in outsourcing for more than a decade has left the industry with a growing shortage of skilled cyber security […]

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