Security and Privacy

Cryptography 101: From Theory to Practice with Rolf Oppliger

This book provides a comprehensive introduction into cryptography and the current state of the art. It starts with an overview about cryptography as a field of study and the various unkeyed, secret key, and public key cryptosystems that are available, and it then delves more deeply into the technical details of the systems. The goal …

Cybersecurity vs. Productivity: How Do We Meet In The Middle?

Recently, I have seen many more discussions about cybersecurity breaches. Could this be down to many more people working from home? Or is expected due to the increase of technology in our day-to-day lives? Or both? This Forbes article from 2018 – https://www.forbes.com/sites/sallypercy/2018/11/27/the-top-three-business-priorities-for-leaders-over-the-next-three-years/?sh=26358f834ec9 – said that companies would be making cybersecurity and big data one …

Does E2EE Provide Messaging and Conferencing Security? with Rolf Oppliger

We are thrilled to share Series Editor Rolf Oppliger’s insights into E2EE and their role in messaging and conferencing security: Does E2EE Provide Messaging and Conferencing Security? Since the triumphant advance of Internet messaging in general, and the revelations of Edward Snowden in particular, people have talked a lot about end-to-end encryption (E2EE) and why …

‘If the public knew:’ Ripple20 shows medical device software cyber weakness

Enjoy this blog post, which originally appeared on meditechdive.com, written by Greg Slabodkin, and featuring Chris Gates, one of the authors of Medical Device Cybersecurity for Engineers and Manufacturers, and book contributor Allan Friedman of the NTIA: A dearth of details on third-party software widely used in medical devices is making patients vulnerable to cybersecurity threats, a …

The Need to Secure Medical Devices with Axel Wirth, Chris Gates and Jason Smith

The authors of Medical Device Cybersecurity for Engineers and Manufacturers explain the need to secure medical devices in the market today: The medical device industry was the first industry to be regulated to produce secure embedded devices, which left manufacturers in the odd position of being trailblazers in what is often unfamiliar territory. Secure development …

Using Next Generation Fuzzing Tools with Jared DeMott

Artech House authors are experts in their respective field, and Dr. Jared DeMott, an author of Fuzzing for Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance, Second Edition, is no exception. Read on for two presentation Dr. DeMott shared regarding next generation fuzzing tools: Using Next Generation Fuzzing Tools: Fixing Bugs and Writing Memory Corruption Exploits Dr. …