IoT to the Domestic Manufacturing Rescue

RFID Global Solution, Inc.

The list of industries that tech has transformed over time is long and wide; healthcare, business, education, communication, and transportation to name a few. One area that has seen bursts of technological change over the last 100 years is manufacturing.

FritzFrog P2P Botnet is back and targets Healthcare, Education and Government Sectors

Security Affairs

FritzFrog P2P botnet is back and is targeting servers belonging to entities in the healthcare, education, and government sectors. The bot is written in Golang and implements wormable capabilities, experts reported attacks against entities in the government, education, and finance sectors.


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To Make the Internet of Things Safe, Start with Manufacturing

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Typically, when they are manufactured, IoT devices receive their initial identity in the form of a “digital birth certificate.” Therefore, manufacturing is the first critical link in the chain to establish trust across the IoT. Securing the manufacturing process of IoT devices includes three steps: Controlling production runs to ensure product legitimacy and prevent counterfeiting.

Susan Sherrouse AIIM18 Speaker Interview


I contend that it is a constant education process to differentiate Information Professionals from Information TECHNOLOGY Professionals. Here’s your chance to get to know our AIIM18 speakers a little better before you get to San Antonio and see them live. We can’t wait to see you April 11-13th. Name Susan Sherrouse Email LinkedIn Profile [link]. Job Title Principal Project Information Manager. Company Fluor.

5 Reasons to attend Cerner Health Conference 2019

OpenText Information Management

The Cerner Health Conference (CHC) 2019 is right around the corner — October 7-9, 2019 — offering three full days of healthcare education, innovative technology and networking to more than 14,000 attendees. OpenText™ will be there – in booth #807 on the exhibitor’s floor, and we invite you to stop by. With well over 100 … The post 5 Reasons to attend Cerner Health Conference 2019 appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Lessons for In-House Counsel from Cybersecurity’s Front Lines

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Indeed, in just the past few years, a variety of cyber adversaries have attacked financial institutions, social media sites, a movie studio, hospital systems, a peer-to-peer ridesharing company, the Democratic National Committee, hotel chains, city governments, educational institutions, telecommunications and energy utilities, prominent retailers, manufacturers, and even the mobile app of a well-known coffee and donut chain.

The Third Modern Data Management Summit: Making Data Work!


Speakers represented life sciences, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, consumer goods, financial services, consulting services, and hi-tech. Overall the event provided best in the industry networking opportunity and educational sessions that offered new ways for companies to think about their data in the new digital economy. Ankur Gupta, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Reltio.

The IoT Cybersecurity Act of 2020: Implications for Devices

eSecurity Planet

While SP 800-213 applies to federal agencies, the latter three are specific to IoT manufacturers. Guidance for Manufacturers. IoT Non-Technical Supporting Capability Core Baseline (8259B) : This targets IoT manufacturers and outlines required non-technical supporting capabilities.

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Microsoft seized 41 domains used by Iran-linked Bohrium APT

Security Affairs

The IT giant has seized the domains used by the threat actors employed in its attacks aimed at organizations in tech, transportation, government, and education sectors located in the U.S.,

UNC2529, a new sophisticated cybercrime gang that targets U.S. orgs with 3 malware

Security Affairs

“For example, UNC2529 used a unique username, masquerading as an account executive for a small California-based electronics manufacturing company, which Mandiant identified through a simple Internet search.”

CISA, FBI shared a joint advisory to warn of Zeppelin ransomware attacks

Security Affairs

The ransomware was involved in attacks aimed at technology and healthcare, defense contractors, educational institutions, manufacturers, companies across Europe, the United States, and Canada.

MITRE and CISA publish the 2021 list of most common hardware weaknesses

Security Affairs

The list was published with the intent of raising awareness of common hardware weaknesses through CWE and educating designers and programmers on how to address them as part of the product development lifecycle. .

Steelcase office furniture giant hit by Ryuk ransomware attack

Security Affairs

Steelcase is a US-based furniture company that produces office furniture, architectural and technology products for office environments and the education, health care and retail industries. It is the largest office furniture manufacturer in the world.


Info Source

It includes the whole bureaucratic/municipal/educational apparatus. The company Sindoh is also a well-established OEM manufacturer as it manufactures devices for Konica Minolta, Lexmark, Ricoh, Pantum, and Katusha. Geneva, Switzerland – August 26, 2022.

SEC Sanctions Public Company for Misleading Disclosures About Data Breach

Hunton Privacy

In September 2018, the software manufacturer put Pearson on notice of the vulnerability, but the SEC’s order alleges that Pearson did not patch the vulnerability until after it learned of the attack in March 2019 even though a patch was available in September 2018. On August 16, 2021, the U.S.

What Are the Cyber Security Trends Around the World?

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

The common denominator across all countries is that these criminal activities are mostly targeting the sectors of healthcare, finance, energy, education and government. Criminals are mostly aiming to exploit human vulnerability and a lack of cybersecurity education.

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IoT and Cybersecurity: What’s the Future?

Security Affairs

Manufacturers assure us that they need the information to “improve products and customer satisfaction.” Why do IoT product manufacturers need so much data? IoT gizmos make our lives easier, but we forget that these doohickeys are IP endpoints that act as mini-radios.

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FTC Recommends Steps to Improve Mobile Device Security Update Practices

Hunton Privacy

The Report is based on information the FTC obtained from eight mobile device manufacturers, and from information the Federal Communications Commission collected from six wireless carriers. Many device manufacturers fail to maintain regular records about update support decisions, patch development time, carrier testing time, deployment time or uptake rate. Manufacturers provide little information to the public about support period, update frequency or end of update support.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 282

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box.

China-linked APT41 group exploits Citrix, Cisco, Zoho flaws

Security Affairs

The group hit entities in several industries, including the gaming, healthcare, high-tech, higher education, telecommunications, and travel services industries. The China-linked group tracked as APT41 exploited vulnerabilities in Citrix, Cisco, and ManageEngine in a campaign on a global scale.

Connecting the Bots – Hancitor fuels Cuba Ransomware Operations

Security Affairs

As of April 28, the site mentioned nine companies primarily from aviation, financial, education and manufacturing industries. The Cuba Ransomware gang has partnered with the crooks behind the Hancitor malware in attacks aimed at corporate networks.

Episode 215-2: Leave the Gun, Take the McFlurry

The Security Ledger

In this episode Jeremy talks about the launch of Kytch, his second start-up, which helped owners of soft ice cream machines by the manufacturer Taylor to monitor and better manage their equipment. In part II of our interview with Jeremy O’Sullivan of the IoT startup Kytch.

5 Ways You Can Get More from Your Terminal Emulator

Rocket Software

According to research by Aberdeen, the industries with the strongest need for terminal emulation are business services (accounting, HR and consulting, for example), manufacturing, retail, education, healthcare, finance and insurance.

Square 9 Softworks Introduces New Director of Digital Transformation Strategies

Info Source

His experience ranges from Business Process Outsourcing, Hardware Manufacture, Document Management Software Manufacture, Document Management Reseller and Document Capture Software manufacture. Longtime Capture Industry Veteran Keith Snyder Joins Square 9. NEW HAVEN, CONN., June 4, 2019 – New Haven based Square 9® Softworks, Inc., announced today the addition of industry veteran, Keith Snyder, as their new Director of Digital Transformation Strategies.

KnowledgeLake Growth in 2020 Driven by Increasing Demand for Cloud-based Intelligent Capture and Document Processing Automation 

Info Source

In 2020, KnowledgeLake also transitioned to an entirely channel-driven sales strategy, establishing a robust network of channel partners with expertise in implementation and professional services for customers in financial services, manufacturing, government, education, and other key segments. . “

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Ransomware infected systems at Xchanging, a DXC subsidiary

Security Affairs

The company has customers in many industries, including financial services, automotive, education, healthcare, manufacturing and aerospace and defense, DXC Technology files an 8-K form with the U.S.

6 Steps to Building a Great Enterprise Architecture Practice


Scott Lawson, Director of IT Architecture for QAD , which provides ERP and other adaptive, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, recently shared how he and his company use enterprise architecture for “X-ray vision into the enterprise.”. “We

MY TAKE: Apple users show strong support for Tim Cook’s privacy war against Mark Zuckerberger

The Last Watchdog

Apple has also spent a good degree of time trying to educate users about the importance of controlling privacy. It’s quite natural to listen and respect the view of the manufacturer that you are invested in. I would expect that percentage to increase over time as the new iOS updates are rolled out and Apple educates more users. A lot of small businesses utilize this model and stand a chance of losing revenue when Apple and other manufacturers tighten permissions on this.

Xerox Production Scanner Turns Heads with Breakthrough Technology and Disruptive Economics

Info Source

Under a trademark licensing agreement with Xerox Corporation, the DocuMate 6710 is manufactured and marketed by Visioneer pursuant to Xerox’s quality control standards. From healthcare and education to legal and finance, customers are reaping the benefits of this device’s unmatched speed, efficiency and expandable capacity,” said Walt Thinfen, president and CEO at Visioneer. PLEASANTON, Calif.,

IoT Cybersecurity: 5 Major Vulnerabilities and How to Tackle Them

Security Affairs

The only way to tackle this challenge is to educate the users about these threats and their potential implications. The Flaws in Manufacturing Process. Manufacturers saw this as an opportunity and rushed in to grab their own piece of the IoT market.

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4 Reasons the Rocket Team Is Grateful This Year

Rocket Software

We are proud to support almost all of the Fortune 50 companies with our products and services, companies that play critical roles in industries from education to manufacturing.

Plustek Expands Scanner Portfolio, New Workgroup Scanner Speeds Digital Transformation

Info Source

Plustek designed the PS3180U for healthcare, financial, legal, government agencies, education, construction, manufacturing, document management or any digital transformation task. Plustek announces the SmartOffice PS3180U document scanner. This 80 page per minute scanner features a duty cycle of 8,000 pages per day, 100 sheet automatic feeder and can scan both sides of business documents in less than one second!

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in February 2022 – 5.1 million records breached

IT Governance

In the midst of all this, organisations across Europe have reported delays as a result of alleged state-sponsored attacks – including Toyota’s Japanese plants and a kettle manufacturer in the Isle of Man. The cyber security industry, much like the rest of the world, is on edge.

NEW TECH: DataLocker introduces encrypted flash drive — with key pad

The Last Watchdog

DataLocker honed its patented approach to manufacturing encrypted portable drives and landed some key military and government clients early on; the company has continued branching out ever since. One sliver of the $90 billion, or so, companies are expected to spend this year on cybersecurity products and services is an estimated $85 million they will shell out for encrypted flash drives.

Department of Commerce Report on the Botnet Threat

Schneier on Security

Awareness and education are needed. Product developers, manufacturers, and infrastructure operators often lack the knowledge and skills necessary to deploy tools, processes, and practices that would make the ecosystem more resilient. Product developers, manufacturers, and vendors are motivated to minimize cost and time to market, rather than to build in security or offer efficient security updates.

BEST PRACTICES: Mock phishing attacks prep employees to avoid being socially engineered

The Last Watchdog

In 2015, penetration tester Oliver Münchow was asked by a Swiss bank to come up with a better way to test and educate bank employees so that passwords never left the network perimeter. Customers in financial services, energy, government, healthcare and manufacturing sectors are using its testing and training modules. Defending a company network is a dynamic, multi-faceted challenge that continues to rise in complexity, year after year after year.

Group-IB Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2020/2021 report

Security Affairs

Group-IB’s report Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2020/2021 examines various aspects of cybercrime industry operations and predicts changes to the threat landscape for various sectors, namely the financial industry, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing, and the energy sector.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in August 2020 – 36.6 million records breached

IT Governance

There were a massive 99 data breaches and cyber attacks in August, making it the third-biggest monthly total of the year by number of security incidents. But, by contrast, only 36,673,575 records were confirmed to have been leaked, which is the fewest we’ve recorded since May 2018.

Phishing emails and malicious attachments responsible for 34% of cyber attacks

IT Governance

Financial and manufacturing organisations were equally affected by both. Email is used organisation-wide and, with targeted attacks a growing concern, it is essential that organisations build awareness and educate their employees. If employees aren’t fully educated on phishing, they are liable to underestimate the threat. A recent F-Secure report has found that phishing emails (16%) and malicious attachments (18%) together accounted for 34% of cyber attacks.

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CarsBlues Bluetooth attack Affects tens of millions of vehicles

Security Affairs

Amico worked with Auto-ISAC to figure out how attackers could steal PII from vehicles manufactured by affected members. The good news for drivers is that at least manufacturers have already provided updates to make their latest models immune to the CarsBlues attack. The CarsBlues attack leverages security flaws in the infotainment systems installed in several types of vehicles via Bluetooth to access user PII.