Thursday, April 27, 2017

AAMI TIR57 for Safety and Security of Medical Devices

Ken Hoyme pointed me to AAMI TIR57, found here, which describes a common safety and security approach for medical devices.  He also points me to this presentation.

Common Weaknesses Enumeration

The Common Weaknesses Enumeration, found here, is a list of common software security weaknesses as developed by the community.

Amazon Edge View

The Amazon Echo device now comes as a variant with a camera. Thanks to the program Stand Up with Pete Dominic for the tip.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Article on Spying by Consumer Electronics Devices

Extremetech reports here on a lawsuit which claims that Bose requires users of its wireless products to use software that spiess on the listening habits of its users.

Monday, April 10, 2017

High Cost of Aircraft System Certification

Aviation Week reports here on the high cost of international certification of aircraft systems---some companies report that certification is now more expensive than design.

Emergency Warning System Hack

The New York Times reports here on a hack of the Dallas emergency warning system.