Jonathan Zittrain (previously) writes, “There’s reason to worry about security for the ever-growing Internet of Things, and it’ll be tempting to encourage vendors to solely control their devices that much more, limiting interoperability or user tinkering. There are alternatives – models for maintaining firmware patches for orphaned devices, and a ‘Faraday mode’ so that […]
The UK client evaluation journal Which? (equal to America’s Consumer Reports) has revealed a particular investigation into the ways in which Internet of Things sensible units are spying on Britons at farcical ranges, with the advice that individuals keep away from sensible units the place attainable, to feed false information to sensible units you […]
When researchers write, we do not simply describe new findings — we place them in context by citing the work of others. Citations hint the lineage of concepts, connecting disparate traces of scholarship right into a cohesive physique of data, and forming the idea of how we all know what we all know.
A basic view of environment on the DEFCON – Dark Tangent discuss through the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.Photo: Ben Gabbe (Getty Images for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival) New research from the Center for Democracy and Technology goals to assist safety researchers resolve what stage of threat is appropriate for them and their work. “The […]
Georgia is a hub for cybersecurity analysis, with main college pc science and safety packages and a brand new $35m state cybersecurity analysis middle underway; however the Georgia state legislature simply handed SB315, probably the most onerous prohibition on pc safety analysis ever handed within the USA.
SB315 creates a brand new crime […]
Robot regulation pioneer Ryan Calo (previously) teamed up with U Washington pc science and law-school colleagues to write down Is Tricking a Robot Hacking? — a University of Washington School of Law Research Paper.
Calo and co are trying on the intersection of adversarial examples (blind spots in machine studying techniques that make […]
University of Texas regulation professor Bobby Chesney has developed a detailed syllabus for a course in “Cybersecurity Foundations: Law, Policy, and Institutions” that’s aimed toward grad college students from regulation, enterprise, engineering, and pc science.
It’s an bold and far-reaching interdisciplinary strategy to a vital topic; Chesney’s accompanying article on Lawfare describes the […]
Dropbox has printed a set of tips for the way firms can “encourage, support, and celebrate independent open security research” — they usually’re truly fairly nice, a set of affordable commitments to take bug reviews critically and work together respectfully with researchers.
That’s crucial, as a result of legal guidelines like part 1201 […]
Many individuals fear that 3D printers will usher in an epidemic of untraceable “ghost guns,” notably weapons that may evade some notional future gun management regime that emerges out of the present motion to place wise, minimal curbs on weapons, notably anti-personnel weapons.
Certainly, it is possible to 3D print a gun […]