July 2017

LAS VEGAS — As the need for automotive cybersecurity researchers grows, the supply is not keeping up with demand.  Many of the sponsors of the “Car Hacking Village” sub-conference at the influential cybersecurity conference DEF CON have been the victims of automotive hacking — Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Delphi Automotive.  “This year it’s definitely bigger in terms of industry support,” […]

Apple issued a warning this week after a new hacking threat.  Continue Reading Below The tech giant says there is a new cyber threat, but has taken steps to thwart the attack. More from FOXBusiness.com Should Apple and Facebook continue expanding into China? Apple’s next 10 years: What to expect Apple partners with Hertz to […]

German industry is under attack, and they may not be aware. According to Bitkom (Germany’s digital industry association) a full 53 percent of German companies have been victims of economic espionage. While the German domestic intelligence and security service, Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz (BfV), warns of the ever increasing instances of nation-state cyber espionage. BitKom’s report, […]

Wells Fargo Co., the embattled bank, is reportedly overhauling its auto lending unit in an effort to control risk. According to a news report in Reuters, citing an internal memo, with the restructuring, Wells Fargo will phase out 57 regional offices in the U.S. and get rid of the regional manager positions in the impacted offices. […]

Secrets of successful threat hunters and SOCs – it takes time Advanced security operations centres (SOCs) devote 50 percent more time than their counterparts to actual threat hunting – is a key finding of a new report from McAfee looking at what makes threat hunters successful. Looking at security teams through four levels of development—minimal, […]