A Hewlett Packard contractor is thought to be responsible for a security breach at the US Navy, and Navy officials want the computer company to pay compensation. The names and Social Security numbers of more than 130,000 Navy personnel were exposed in the breach, in a second incident involving Hewlett Packard's security.
Nokia might make a comeback in the smartphone market after HMD Global leased the brand rights from Microsoft and started working with Google to use its Android operating system. The company intends to launch an Android-based device early next year.
The Obama administration will receive its last report from the Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity today. The report will be a way to integrate the outgoing and incoming presidential teams on cybersecurity.
Chris O'Connor, IBM general manager for internet of things offerings, says companies need to look beyond device connection when it comes to IoT. O'Connor says three areas of business can be affected by IoT: operations and maintenance, connecting with clients and tracking product usage information.
Intel and Delphi will work together to put Intel's computing power inside Delphi's self-driving automotive system. While details of the processors have not been released, some anticipate the use of updated processors that take more factors into consideration.
The latest data from the National Institute of Standards and Technology has found small businesses to be particularly vulnerable to cybersecurity threats, writes Josephine Cicchetti. Companies should have a robust system to protect customers' information and follow a set process for identifying risks as a business, she advises.
The largest sector to suffer cyberattacks and data breaches in 2017 is likely to be the health care field, according to research by Experian. A weaker approach to security and more sophisticated hacking methods make health care a soft target.
US technology companies are fighting proposed cybersecurity regulations in China, which would require companies to disclose their proprietary source codes to prove devices are secure and controllable. IBM, Microsoft and Intel are fighting the regulations, stating there is a risk the codes would end up in the hands of competitors.
Nike launched self-tying sneakers in an attempt to shift sales to a direct-to-consumer model. The company is offering its self-lacing $720 HyperAdapt sneakers on both its Nike+ app and at its retail location in New York City.
Intel will start volume production of 3D NAND flash memories in 2017, incorporating those chips into solid-state drives for data centers, embedded applications, and for consumer and professional markets, upstream supply chain sources say. The company is also expected to put 3D XPoint memory chips into SSDs during the first six months of the new year.
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