Device Hardening Blog

Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on device hardening from industry experts New Net Technologies.

Microsoft has partnered up with the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to create a guide designed to make enterprise patch management simpler. 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a formal warning on Tuesday on vulnerabilities detected in decades-old software used in many of today's medical devices and hospital networks. 

Want the safest vehicle you can buy? Volvo? Hummer? A Challenger Tank is fitted with composite ceramic and tungsten-alloy armor and can withstand a direct missile strike. It’s noisy and slow, and maneuvering in tight spaces is difficult although this may not be much of an issue: You can literally park it anywhere you want.

In the United States, more than 10 million people a year contract appendicitis, with in excess of 50,000 cases resulting in death. For more than 300,000, the treatment prescribed won’t be antibiotics or any other medication. Instead, the appendix will be eliminated.

Equifax has agreed to pay up to $700 million to state and federal regulators following the 2017 data breach that exposed the personal information of almost 150 million people. 

Canada's fourth largest mobile network operator, Freedom Mobile, announced this week that they have suffered a data breach through a third party service provider. 

Officials based out of the City of Del Rio, Texas, were forced to abandon all electronic services and go back to the days of pen and paper after a ransomware attack rendered City Hall servers useless.

Today the UK government released a new Code of Practice (CoP) intended to drive security-by-design in the manufacture of IoT products.

Google is shutting down its Google+ social network following the disclosure of a software glitch within Google+ that resulted in the exposure of personal-profile data belonging to hundreds of thousands of Google+ users.

The Bristol Airport in the UK suffered widespread outages for past two days after being hit by a ransomware attack on Friday.

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