Regarding Meltdown and Spectre

What are Meltdown and Spectre, and what is the difference between the two? From meltdownattack.com: “Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware vulnerabilities allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. While programs are typically not permitted to read data from other programs, a malicious program can exploit Meltdown…

Securing Industrial Control and Process IoT in 2018

IoT and automation is offering incredible insights into control and manufacturing systems these days. However, security of these systems is lagging. From original article: More manufacturers are looking to secure IoT applications in 2018, opening up opportunities for the channel around protecting connected, critical infrastructure. “OT systems are increasingly under attack,” said Chet Namboodri, vice president…