CISA and the FBI have made a series of recommendations to help SATCOM network providers and customers strengthen cybersecurity. Network providers have been advised to implement additional monitoring capabilities for anomalous traffic related to SATCOM equipment. They have also been advised to read a recent threat assessment report from the Office of the Director of…

Phosphorus was founded in 2017 by Chris Rouland (CEO), Earle Ady (CTO), and Rebecca Rouland (CFO). Chris Rouland is no newcomer to start-ups., having previously founded Bastille and Endgame. He also stood up the X-Force division at IBM where he was CTO and Distinguished Engineer. Phosphorus was born from an epiphany. In 2016 Rouland read…

The new investment came from Crosspoint Capital Partners. Home Depot also participated, but the terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2014, Afero aims to secure device connectivity from the manufacturing process to consumer use, offering a platform that supports all types of smart home devices and provides secure cloud communication with Afero’s…

The research, named Project Memoria, was conducted by enterprise device security firm Forescout in collaboration with others. It resulted in the discovery of the vulnerabilities tracked as Ripple20, AMNESIA:33, NUMBER:JACK, NAME:WRECK, INFRA:HALT, and NUCLEUS:13. TCP/IP stacks are leveraged by a wide range of devices for communication, including medical products, industrial control systems (ICS), printers, and…

Collectively referred to as NUCLEUS:13, the issues likely affect safety-critical devices, such as anesthesia machines, patient monitors and other types of devices used in healthcare. Other types of operational technology (OT) systems are also impacted. The most important of the newly identified issues is CVE-2021-31886 (CVSS score of 9.8), a stack-based buffer overflow that exists…

LG said it will initially acquire a 64-percent stake in Cybellum for $140 million and it will acquire the remaining shares in the near future — if the valuation does not change, the remaining shares will be worth nearly $80 million. The Korean tech giant also plans on investing $20 million in the cybersecurity firm…

Publicly disclosed in April, BadAlloc is a collection of 25 vulnerabilities impacting many Internet of Things (IoT) and operational technology (OT) devices. The flaws can allow malicious attackers to gain control of highly sensitive systems. The issue affects C standard library (libc) implementations, real-time operating systems (RTOS), and embedded software development kits (SDKs), and could…