Peer-Seeking Webcam Reveals the Security Dangers of Internet Things

A big thanks to Larry Skinner for reminding me of this article.  This is terribly sad for the home surveillance tinkerers out there because these are otherwise great little cameras at an affordable price point.

http://thenewstack.io/snooping-webcam-reveals-security-dangers-internet-things/

Cyber Threat Assessment: Threat Landscape Report

The CTAP program at Fortinet is a great initiative designed to help organizations better understand the threats in their environments and the value a UTM can bring to overall network security.  I love that Fortinet has consolidated this data in the form of this landscape report.  It is quite eye opening.

http://blog.fortinet.com/post/cyber-threat-assessment-threat-landscape-report

Hospitals vulnerable to cyber attacks on just about everything

This is a frightening example of an easily executed and highly successful penetration test in a medical environment.  It demonstrates a very real threat.  Frankly, it would have been highly effective in a variety of environments, so no industry is properly hardened.  This scenario is just a little scarier because of the “life or death” component.

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2016/02/26/hospitals-vulnerable-to-cyber-attacks-on-just-about-everything/