CVEs Abound But Not Enough for Enterprises

A recent article by Taylor Armerding of CSO Online explores the current state of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) program managed by MITRE. He expands on the creeping belief that the CVE, the old-guard vulnerability ‘dictionary,’ is falling behind and leaving security teams and technologies that rely on it open to risk. And although MITRE is taking measures to close the gap – including dedicating more resources to vetting and assigning CVE identifiers to vulnerabilities – the response among some experts is that these will not be enough to…

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Industry’s Views

Road Safety & Transportation Security in India Road accidents have emerged as a major public health hazard globally, and more so in India that is one of the worst affected with about 5 lakhs accidents killing nearly 1.5 lakh people and leaving thrice the number injured per year for the last few years. India marks one of the highest growth rates of motorisation in the world, thanks to rapid urbanisation and economic growth of middle class, which gravely impact the road safety level of the country. Though the road safety…

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The Chairman, IRF Speaks

Road Safety & Transportation Security in India   Potholes and large ditches, failure of traffic signals, rash driving and incidences of road rage, and alike are the usual phenomena on roads – both city roads and national highways – causing severe life hazards for the commuters. The news of road accidents, and accidental deaths and injuries and corresponding damages are the common sights on the pages of newspapers and TV screens today. Recent security lapse of horse racing on the Noida Expressway and incidences of high speed vehicles hitting pedestrians…

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Autonomy & Safety Technology for Vehicles

New research on consumer preferences for full autonomy in new vehicles finds the technology is not yet popular among a broad audience, according to analysts at IHS Markit. Ironically, the same audience ranked it among the very features they would be willing to pay the most for in their next new vehicle purchase. The IHS research findings demonstrate a wide variety of viewpoints from consumers across leading global markets. Blind spot detection ranked highest as the most desired features among all audiences, young and old, and propensity to pay for…

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