RSA 2018

RSA 2018

Trolley Talk: SC cruises the cable car line with cyber experts

SC Media Senior Reporter Bradley Barth took five cybersecurity experts out on a field trip during RSA 2018, conducting what may be the industry’s first-ever series of interviews on the famous San Francisco’s cable car system — the only one in the world that is still operated manually. (Try hacking that!) Bradley’s challenge: conduct a full interview with…

IBM Security launches open-source AI

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IBM Security unveiled an open-source toolkit at RSA 2018 that will allow the cyber community to test their AI-based security defenses against a live opponent in order to help build resilience and dependability into their systems.

Trustjacking exploit abuses iTunes feature to spy on iOS devices

It has long been established that plugging one’s iPhone into an unknown computer or hardware device exposes that mobile phone to potentially malicious cyber activity. However, once the user disconnects, adversaries typically lose their conduit through which they can pull off direct attacks. But researchers presenting at RSA 2018 on Wednesday disclosed how attackers in…

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Should the U.S. treat Russian hacking networks like ISIS?

Current tactics to discourage rogue nation-states from engaging in malicious cyber behavior are failing, and could necessitate more drastic actions, according to experts speaking at an RSA 2018 panel session on Tuesday. Options floated during the session, which addressed the evolution of nation-state cyber norms, included appealing to the United Nations’ Security Council to impose…

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