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IBM Unveils New Security Testing Services for Automotive Industry and IoT

IBM Unveils New Security Testing Services for Automotive Industry and IoT

IBM Security has announced the release of two new security testing practice areas focused on the Internet of Things (IoT) and automotive security. An elite team of IBM X-Force Red Researchers will deliver the new services. These Researchers focus on testing physical hardware, apps and backend processes employed to control access and management of smart systems. LovePHY/ Shutterstock.com To offer …

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IBM launches security testing services for IoT developers

IBM launches security testing services for IoT developers

IBM’s security arm is launching testing services for the internet of things (IoT) – with Watson IoT offering configuration and management capabilities for IoT environments, reports Finovate ( Banking Technology’ s sister company). IoT technologies are on the rise – in fact, Gartner predicts that connected things will reach 20.4 billion by 2020. This flood of new capabilities comes with …

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Dream Chaser Mini-Shuttle to Fly ISS Resupply Missions on ULA Atlas V

Dream Chaser Mini-Shuttle to Fly ISS Resupply Missions on ULA Atlas V

Artist’s concept of the Sierra Nevada Corporation Dream Chaser spacecraft launching atop the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket in the 552 configuration on cargo missions to the International Space Station. Credit: ULA The first two missions of the unmanned Dream Chaser mini-shuttle carrying critical cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) will fly on the most powerful version of …

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IBM X-Force takes on IoT security across connected devices – and vehicles

IBM X-Force takes on IoT security across connected devices - and vehicles

IBM X-Force researchers are tacking on vehicle and IoT security as part of a new initiative by IBM Security. Researchers will focus on testing back end processes, apps and physical hardware which accesses and managed smart systems. The new, specialised practice is the company’s pre-emptive response to a booming market for data connectivity in vehicles, which Gartner expects will reach …

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Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

Beijing-based Momenta announced this morning that it raised a $46 million Series B round led by NIO Capital , Sequoia Capital China and Hillhouse Capital . Momenta produces self-driving car software that applies deep learning to mapping, path planning and object recognition problems. Shunwei Capital , Sinovation Ventures , Unity Ventures and Daimler also participated in the round. Quite a …

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New Research Provides Clearest Evidence Yet of Majorana Particle

New Research Provides Clearest Evidence Yet of Majorana Particle

The Majorana particles result in transport channels (shown in red, pink, blue and yellow) in the electronic device, which is made up of a superconductor (blue bar) and a magnetic topological insulator (gray strip). New research from UCLA provides the clearest evidence yet of the long-sought Majorana particle and could provide the vehicle for carrying ‘qubits’ of data in quantum …

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Good News for Future Moon Bases. There’s Water Inside the Moon

Good News for Future Moon Bases. There’s Water Inside the Moon

Since the Apollo program wrapped up in the early 1970s, people all around the world have dreamed of the day when we might return to the Moon, and stay there. And in recent years, however, that actual proposals for a lunar settlement have begun to take shape. As a result, a great deal of attention and research has been focused …

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IBM Rolls Out IoT and Automotive Security Testing Service

IBM Rolls Out IoT and Automotive Security Testing Service

The IoT Security offering will include services from IBM X-Force Red. The X-Force Red Group also announced a dedicated automotive practice to make connected cars more secure. connc IBM Security yesterday announced the launch of two new security testing practice areas focusing on the IoT and automotive security. The new services will be provided by a team of IBM X-Force …

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Wireless & IoT protocols & their security tradeoffs

Wireless & IoT protocols & their security tradeoffs

In the race for time-to-market in the Internet of Things (IoT), proper security is inconvenient because it adds development and component cost and design complexity. While many traditional industries have not been exposed to security issues, they suddenly become hacking targets when their products become smart and connected. The issue is that bad press and major security and privacy issues …

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IBM launches new services for automotive industry and IoT

IBM launches new services for automotive industry and IoT

IBM Security has announced the launch of two new security testing practice areas focused on automotive security and the Internet of Things (IoT). The new services will be delivered via what the company calls an elite team of IBM X-Force Red researchers focused on testing backend processes, apps and physical hardware used to control access and management of smart systems. …

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