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Experts Say Chinese Safes Pose Risks to US National Security

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Senator Urges Government to Tell Public About Little-Known Manufacturer Reset Codes Experts told ISMG that Chinese-made locks and commercial safes could pose national security risks when used by major U.S.

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COVID-19: Security Risks As Manufacturers Shift Gears

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As automobile manufacturers and others rush to shift to production of ventilators and other medical equipment and supplies to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic, they must take steps to ensure security, privacy and safety risks are addressed, says technology attorney Steven Teppler.

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US Officials Urged to Examine Chinese Risk to Electric Grid

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Utility Vendors Have Cut Back on Buying Chinese Transformers Due to Security Risks Utility companies have increasingly refrained from purchasing large power transformers from China given greater awareness of the security risks.

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Flaws in John Deere Systems Show Agriculture's Cyber Risk

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John Deere, Researchers Spar Over Impact of Vulnerabilities Flaws uncovered in tractor manufacturer John Deere's systems underscore the cyber risks that come in tandem with the productivity gains from high-tech farming.

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The Complexity of Managing Medical Device Security Risk

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The extremely diverse architectures and systems within the tens of thousands of very specialized types of medical devices used in clinical settings adds to the complexity healthcare organizations and manufacturers face in managing cybersecurity risk for these products, says Phil Englert of H-ISAC.

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ENISA Highlights AI Security Risks for Autonomous Cars

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Automakers Should Employ Security-By-Design to Thwart Cyber Risks Autonomous vehicle manufacturers are advised to adopt security-by-design models to mitigate cybersecurity risks, as artificial intelligence is susceptible to evasion and poisoning attacks, says a new ENISA report.

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Why Connected Devices Are Such a Risk to Outpatient Care

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The number of connected devices used in healthcare is growing as manufacturers constantly introduce new types of IoT equipment. The ever-evolving threat landscape is making it harder for many entities, particularly outpatient care providers, to keep up, said Justin Foster, CTO of Forescout.

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