Software Integrity

Archive for March 2016

 

Synopsys Finds 1,418 Medical Device Vulnerabilities in One Product

Back in my Codenomicon days security researcher Billy Rios and I began looking at software running on medical devices using our Appcheck product (now known as Synopsys Protecode SC). We were hoping to find a few software vulnerabilities to determine how effective our product was at finding such bugs. Once we began investigating we were […]

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Improving Applications with Secure Software Design

An often overlooked aspect of software development is secure software design. With rapidly changing technologies, tight release schedules, and sloppy architecting to begin with, finding a securely designed application is too rare of an occurrence. Additionally, the application security community has not done a great job at providing meaningful guidance around secure software design. Fortunately, […]

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Synopsys at Black Hat Asia 2016

This year’s Black Hat Asia will be held March 29-April1 at the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singpapore. The event will include two days of training followed by two days of briefings. In the Business Hall, Synopsys will be at booth B07. The keynote will be given by respected researcher Dino Dai Zovi. He’ll be […]

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SAE Moves Forward With Creating Cybersecurity Testing Standards For Automotive

SAE is the standards development organization for the USA, with many of their standards being cited in both US and global regulations, particularly related to safety. For the last several years both automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, as well as many additional stakeholders in the automotive supply chain have teamed with industry experts in […]

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Synopsys at MIT Media Lab Hackathon

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of helping with the Security of Things event at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The purpose was to examine the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices using Synopsys tools. The spirit of the event was a hackathon: let’s see what we can break in a […]

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