Meltdown and Spectre Cybersecurity Attacks

Hardware’s Burden: Meltdown and Spectre

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While at a recent industry event I heard a senior military leader note their preference for hardware-based security because “software is hackable”.  The idea of hardware as an uncrackable vault was rocked by this month’s announcement of two major cybersecurity flaws in Intel chips, Meltdown and Spectre.  Meltdown and Spectre caused widespread panic and raised […]

Offline LINUX Repository

Does President Trump Want an Offline LINUX Repository?

Posted on Posted in Cyber Security, Embedded Software, Programming

On May 11th President Trump signed a Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.  In that Executive Order the President stated that, “Known but unmitigated vulnerabilities are among the highest cybersecurity risks faced by executive departments and agencies.  Known vulnerabilities include using operating systems or hardware beyond the vendor’s […]

10 Commandments of Embedded Software Security

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TELEGRID is pleased to announce the release of its 10 Commandments of Embedded Software Security.  This white paper describes ten best practices for integrating software security into embedded systems. These simple rules should be followed by any programmer creating embedded software and any program manager concerned about the security of their embedded software.  To read […]

Government vs. Commercial Cybersecurity

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In the past two weeks TELEGRID engineers gave presentations on Embedded Software Security and attended talks on M2M cybersecurity, IPv6 security flaws, and personal cybersecurity best practices.  Since TELEGRID designs embedded software security tools for the US Military all of these talks were aimed at the Government. As we sat and listened we began to […]