The Security Buzz: December 22, 2017

Unifying and Converging IT and Physical Security

Industry News

SIA Member, ASSA ABLOY’s, Director of Enterprise Partner Business Development, Chris Hobbs, discusses new approaches to physical security require an inside-out assessment.

UPS announced that they will join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), a group dedicated to utilizing blockchain tech in the trucking industry to secure data transfers and speed up transactions.

A new industrial control systems (ICS) attack framework caused operational disruption to a critical infrastructure.

The top 7 cyber security predictions for 2018, according to CSOonline, include: many U.S. companies will not meet GDPR compliance by deadline, acceleration in the decline of password-only authentication, and an increase in state-sponsored attacks.

HelpNetSecurity lists the 5 things CIOs can due when hit with the potential security challenges that come with IoT adoption.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released its report on the functional requirements expected of Cerner with the EHR modernization project.

Forbes reveals six recommendations for IoT security in the latest Forbes Insight Survey. Some of the recommendations include: securing IoT networks, focusing on authentication, monitoring the health of IoT devices, and securing APIs.

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