Computer Sciences

New computing architecture protects sensitive private data

As our personal data is increasingly used in many applications from advertising to finance to healthcare, protecting sensitive information has become an essential feature for computing architectures. Applications that process ...

Security

Microsoft and partners toughen firmware defense

For many people who are not tech professionals, the word "firmware" first appears to them in the negative. News items over the past years have used the word over and over again to report attacks. What is firmware? If software ...

Security

Abbott: New pacemaker firmware update addresses vulnerabilities

(Tech Xplore)—Regarding cybersecurity vulnerabilities identified in Abbott's (formerly St. Jude Medical's) implantable cardiac pacemakers, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a firmware update dated August 29.

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