It has been reported that nearly 50% of manufactures don’t test their devices highlighting critical security deficiencies in today’s medical devices. Synopsys, Inc. released the results of the study “Medical Device Security: An Industry Under Attack and Unprepared to Defend,” which found that 67 percent of medical device manufacturers and 56 percent of healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs) believe an attack on a medical device built or in use by their organizations is likely to occur over the next 12 months.
Two Industry Leaders Collaborate to Offer First-of-its-Kind Supercomputing Capabilities in the Cloud
Seattle, WA and Boston, MA – May 16, 2017 – Global supercomputer leader, Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) and Markley, a premier provider of data center space and cloud computing services, today announced a partnership to provide supercomputing as a service solutions that combine the power of Cray supercomputers with the premier hosting capabilities of Markley. Through the partnership, Markley will offer Cray supercomputing technologies, as a hosted offering, and both companies will collaborate to build and develop industry-specific solutions.
Seattle, WA – May 24, 2017 – Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) today announced the launch of two new Cray® CS-Storm™ accelerated cluster supercomputers – the Cray CS-Storm 500GT and the Cray CS-Storm 500NX. Purpose built for the most demanding artificial intelligence (AI) workloads, the new Cray systems will provide customers with powerful, accelerator-optimized solutions for running machine learning and deep learning applications.
Cybersecurity Travel Tips When Going Abroad
By Darren Guccioni, Co-founder and CEO of Keeper Security
Tips and Tricks for Cyber Safe Foreign Travels
Vacation time is looming, and with the growing strength of the U.S. dollar vs. other currencies, many people are making plans for international travel. If you are among them, be sure you have done all you can to take responsibility for cybersecurity when traveling. After all, it’s a dangerous world out there when it comes to the cyber threat environment. Some common sense and preparation will go a long way toward ensuring your international travel memories are of the good kind.
German hackers, known as the Chaos Computer Club, have posted a video (via the Guardian) of them tricking the Samsung S8’s iris scanner using a picture of the owner’s eye with a contact lens placed on top of it, to mimic the curvature of a physical eyeball. This raises concerns that biometric authentication isn’t as secure as we’ve been led to believe.
News has surfaced that Russia’s postal service was hit by WannaCry ransomware last week and it still has not recovered with some of its computers are still down. Is it a surprise that the ransonware is still playing havoc? Paul Norris, senior systems engineer, EMEA, believes that there will always be one system left vulnerable, saying:
Following the news that a group of hackers is claiming to have beaten the iris scanner on the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone (http://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/samsung-galaxy-s8-hacked-tricksters-10488353), please see below for a comment from Alex Mathews, lead security evangelist at Positive Technologies: