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Why Stuxnet (Still) Matters: How to Protect Embedded Systems from the World's Most Infamous Malware

March 10, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

There is perhaps no cyberattack more infamous or dangerous than the 2009 Stuxnet attack. It was the first ever weaponized cyberattack. 

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How to Address the Unique Cybersecurity Challenges of Industry 4.0

March 02, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

The Internet of Things (IoT) has evolved dramatically since its conception, and our world alongside it. The advancement of the IoT—including its subset the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)—has given way to the latest industrial revolution:...

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Why the IIoT Needs a Complete Cybersecurity Stack

February 13, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

Cybersecurity is a many-pronged approach. From smart thermostats to the automated factories of Industry 4.0, today’s embedded systems require multiple layers of protection to prevent cyberattacks. These different layers are known as the...

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Defending the IoT: RISC-V's Role in Securing a $470B Market

March 28, 2019
| Jothy Rosenberg

While the Internet of Things may have seemed like a pipe dream of the future just a few years ago, today it’s hard to classify it as anything less than a growing success. In fact, some analysts predict that the IoT is growing so fast, it could...

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Next-Level Data Protection Through Taint Tracking

January 28, 2019
| Sal Trifilio

Data breaches are costing companies millions across the globe, and they’re only getting worse.

According to a breakdown of IBM’s 13th annual Cost of Data Breach survey, “the total cost, per-capita cost, and average size of a data breach (by...

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Dover's Top 10 Cybersecurity Blogs of 2018

January 07, 2019
| Sal Trifilio

There’s no doubt 2018 was an important year in cybersecurity, as a number of national stories and unfortunate attacks lifted the public’s awareness of the issues at hand like never before.

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is Dangerous. But it Doesn't Have to Be.

November 26, 2018
| Jothy Rosenberg

Barnaby Jack, laptop in hand, stood 50-feet away and hit return on his keyboard.

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How CoreGuard Supports More Secure Compartmentalization

November 05, 2018
| Sal Trifilio

Last year, the costs associated with cybercrime for businesses skyrocketed 23 percent, raising their annual costs to $11.7 million, on average, according to Accenture’s 2017 Cost of Cyber Crime Study. Worse yet, the study found that the most...

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Why The FDA's Medical Device Security Guidelines Matter

October 30, 2018
| Sal Trifilio

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What You Need To Know About Building More Secure Processors

October 22, 2018
| Sal Trifilio

When it comes to building processors, embedded or otherwise, security is rarely top of mind for the hardware team leading the charge.

This is partially due to the fact that security is traditionally seen as something handled by the software team,...

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