Dark Reading


How do we secure our cities from attack?

Examining the points to consider when establishing a physical security protocol such as locking down and appropriate access control solutions. Read More

Growing threat to manufacturing and industrial systems as vulnerabilities rise

The makers of operational technology and connected devices saw reported vulnerabilities grow by half, but other trends may be more disturbing. Read More

Why security pros are frustrated with cloud security

As companies shift to the cloud, a shortfall in security talent and too much data wastes 50% of the time spent on security issues, a survey finds. Read More

How do attackers target OT systems?

Denovan Tindill, Senior Cybersecurity Strategist at Honeywell, investigates the ways in which attackers are targeting operational technology systems. Read More

Managing cyber-physical security threats through convergence in a hyper-connected world

There is a growing belief in security that physical and cyber teams can no longer operate in silos and must converge to better mitigate threats. Read More

Vulnerabilities in IoT-based access control devices puts users and vendors at risk

Researchers spot problems in how IoT vendors delegate device access across multiple clouds and users, reports Dark Reading’s Kelly Sheridan. Read More

Increase in physical security incidents adds to IT security pressures

A new study shows that many organisations have changed their physical security strategies to address new concerns since the COVID-19 outbreak, explains Dark Reading’s Jai Vijayan. Read More

US Capitol attack a wake-up call for the integration of physical & IT security

Seth Rosenblatt discusses how two traditionally disparate security disciplines can be united following the US Capitol attacks. Read More

Alexa, disarm the victim’s home security system

Kelly Jackson Higgins explores how hacking attempts on ‘smart’ home assistants via laser pointers have raised further security concerns about the devices. Read More

Dealing with insider threats in the age of COVID

Dangerous grey areas like new BYOD policies and shadow IT devices have increased, thanks to the rapid shift to remote working. Read More

Why physical security should learn from the cyber security sector

Peter George writes for Dark Reading on what the physical security sector can learn from the cyber world, and why it is so important to catch up. Read More

What’s on your enterprise network? You might be surprised

The strangest connected devices are showing up, and the threats they pose to security should not be overlooked, says Jai Vijayan, Reporter for Dark Reading. Read More

The hidden costs of losing security talent

Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer at Dark Reading, explains how one person's exit can set off a chain of costly events. Read More

Physical penetration testers share their experience of ‘a job gone wrong’

Coalfire's Gary De Mercurio and Justin Wynn share the details with Kelly Hackson Higgins, Executive Editor of Dark Reading, of their physical penetration-testing engagement gone wrong. Read More

IFSEC Global extends partnership with Dark Reading

Both part of the Informa network, IFSEC Global and Dark Reading have extended their partnership to support their respective readerships. Read More

Researchers trick facial recognition systems

Jai Vijayan reports on how McAfee has run a study into how facial recognition software can be tricked into misclassifying individuals. Read More



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