Also: Keyless Auto Theft Arrests; Updates on Passwordless Tech From FIDO Conference
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity and privacy issues, including the implications of the former Uber CSO’s guilty verdict for the rest of the industry, the growing problem of keyless car theft, and the latest progress toward a passwordless future revealed at the annual FIDO Alliance conference.
The panelists – Anna Delaney, director, productions; Michael Novinson, managing editor, business; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor of DataBreachToday and Europe; and Tony Morbin, executive news editor – discuss:
- Lessons learned from the trial of former Uber CSO Joe Sullivan, who was found guilty of a criminal data breach cover-up over a security incident resulting in the exposure of records for approximately 57 million of the ride-hailing service’s customers and 600,000 driver’s license numbers;
- How police in three European countries arrested 31 individuals involved in the keyless theft of automobiles, including developers of the software that enabled the theft, its resellers and car thieves;
- Highlights from Authenticate 2022, a three-day FIDO Alliance conference in Seattle this week, including the latest updates on FIDO Passkeys, MFA bypass woes, biometrics and usability testing.
The ISMG Editors’ Panel runs weekly. Don’t miss our previous installments, including the Oct. 7 edition discussing the plot to leak U.S. health records to Russia and the Oct. 14 edition assessing the proposed EU-U.S. data flow plan.