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Nuclear Plants, Hospitals at Risk of Hacked Radiation Monitoring Devices

Security researcher discovers major security flaws that can't be patched or fixed.

Heat can kill and we’re turning up the thermostat

Analysis of deadly heatwaves shows how many more people theyrsquo;ll affect by 2100.

Key US general embraces new space ethos of “go fast, test,...

"We have got to get back to where we accept risk.”

WannaCry Exposed Gaping Risk Window between Identifying Vulnerability Risk and Fixing...

Flexerarsquo;s New Software Vulnerability Manager First to Shut Risk Windowhellip;for GoodMaidenhead, U.K. – June 20, 2017 – When WannaCry hit, the world learned that for two months a patch had been available that would have prevented the problem.

But its victims were those that hadnrsquo;t yet deployed this patch.

As many companies discovered the hard way, there is an unacceptable ‘risk windowrsquo; that persists between the discovery of a software vulnerability and when the patch... Source: RealWire

Finance Experts to Address Uncertainties Around ‘Model Governance’

Representatives from major banks and technology companies to participate in panel discussion Although commonly used and discussed in the vocabularies of SR11-7, CCAR, TRIM and the PRA 2017 Stress Test Guidance, there is a great deal of uncertainty surrounding what ‘Model Governancersquo; really means, and how institutions and their regulators are defining and implementing it.In a bid to achieve clarification, MathWorks, the leading developer of mathematical computing software, and the Professional Risk Managers' International Association... Source: RealWire

Supreme Court rules: Offensive trademarks must be allowed

Justice Samuel Alito: "Giving offense is a viewpoint."

HP Says Printers Pose a Glaring Security Risk, but It Offers...

The go-go years of laser printer sales may be gone forever, but HP says there are still many new use cases and market opportunities.

Samsung KNOX Takes Some Knocks

Researcher at Black Hat USA will reveal Samsung KNOX 2.6 vulnerabilities and bypass techniques, and notes that new KNOX 2.8 may be at risk as well.

Banking websites are ‘littered with trackers’ ogling your credit risk

Lenders already know whether to approve before you apply A new study has warned that third-party trackers litter banking websites and the privacy-invading tech is being used to rate surfers' creditworthiness.…

London-based Corlytics Solutions launched to provide greater regulatory risk intelligence for...

Corlytics, the world leader in regulatory risk intelligence, has today announced the launch of Corlytics Solutions Limited.

The London based RegTech company is focusing on solutions to help global banks, regulators and financial services players to manage and mitigate financial risk.

Corlytics Solutionsrsquo; presence in London demonstrates Corlytics Grouprsquo;s deep commitment to its London-based customers, as it continues to provide an evidentiary view on enforcement actions.

As general manager, Mike Orsquo;Keeffe will be responsible for... Source: RealWire

Don’t all rush out at once, but there are a million...

As bad as Mirai was, it could have been much worse A wormable vulnerability involving an estimated one million digital video recorders (DVR) is at risk of creating a Mirai-style botnet, security researchers warn.…

Nigerian phishing: Industrial companies under attack

In late 2016, the Kaspersky Lab Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team reported on phishing attacks that were primarily targeting industrial companies from the metallurgy, electric power, construction, engineering and other sectors.

As further research demonstrated, this was just part of a bigger story that began much earlier and is unlikely to end any time soon.