Print Issue: December 02, 2013
Access control is, arguably, the key aspect of information protection.
Jay Radcliffe showed how his insulin pump was vulnerable to a remote takeover.
Along with innovation comes uniqueness, says Peter Stephenson, technology editor.
Chris Mitchell’s creation, Uni-IDM (universal identity management), is a software-based tool that helps users manage the authentication process.
December’s threat of the month is domain hijacking, a popular attack technique that takes over major domains.
What self-described “stunt hackers” Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek did to a Ford Focus on national TV was akin to breaking into a home, raiding the fridge and taking a nap on the couch.
In the spirit of keeping up with advancements in information security, we take the December issue to examine those companies that will likely generate advancements.
As this year-end issue demonstrates, the vibrancy of this industry is as bright as ever and the challenges only more acute. However, stellar professionals on all fronts are at the ready.
This month’s industry news includes a new CEO at Appthority, recent funding acquired by Lookout, and Catbird’s new CTO.
A group of prominent security professionals forecast the significant industry shifts in 2014. Greg Masters compiles the responses.
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