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Latest cyber security publications


Researchers uncover major Bluetooth security flaw

A joint paper by researchers at Oxford University, Singapore University of Technology and Design and the Helmholtz Centre for Information Security (CISPA) called the issue “a serious threat to the security and privacy of all Bluetooth users”.

Named the Key Negotiation of Bluetooth attack, the weakness fools the pair into creating a relatively shorter encryption key, making it easier for hackers to crack.


Singapore Cybersecurity Consortium: On the frontline of today’s cyber battlefield
Ahead of her presentation at Cloud Expo Asia Singapore in October, Dr Vivy Suhendra, executive director at the Singapore Cybersecurity Consortium, dives deep into the consortium’s work to shore up Singapore's cyber resilience Cyber security is a constantly evolving field, and rapidly so. We need to not only keep pace with cyber threats in the... Read More

Proactivity needs to replace procrastination as the foundation of IT security

It’s easier than you think to operate a proactive security strategy, writes Jon Lucas For every business in today’s digital landscape, IT plays a vital role. Ensuring that systems and applications are working across all aspects of the company is not just an IT team’s problem, but something that the board should be involved in… Read More


New Kubernetes command-line flaw discovered

Latest kubectl vulnerability linked to incomplete patch of previous flaw discovered in March A security researcher has discovered a fresh flaw in container orchestration platform Kubernetes, which if exploited could allow attackers to place malicious containers on users workstations. The vulnerability affects the Kubernetes kubectl command-line tool, a tool that allows users to copy files… Read More


Experts demand action to improve medical IoT security

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has published a new briefing note on ethical issues surrounding medical implants Medical implants are “vulnerable” to cyber attacks and should be developed with security in mind to help protect patients, experts have said. Connected devices placed inside the body can communicate with external devices and be exposed to breaches… Read More



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