From the Spring 2022 Issue

Playing Offense and Defense with Drone Cybersecurity Threats

Author(s):

Kate Esprit, Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, MITRE

TBONE, Tesla, and Technological Threats In October 2016, U.S.-based vehicle manufacturer Tesla received some surprising news – two German security researchers had found a way to hack the company’s cars using a drone. The researchers, Ralf-Philipp Weinmann and Benedikt Schmotzle had hacked into Tesla’s systems by exploiting several zero-click vulnerabilities in the ConnMan software, an … Read more

From the Summer 2021 Issue

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Resiliency

Author(s):

Kate Esprit, Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, MITRE

Top Five Tips

What can we learn from a cyber-attack in Alaska? Albeit small, they were resilient! In July 2018, the small Alaskan community of Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su) was targeted by a ransomware attack, which resulted in more than 700 devices being knocked offline. The incident proliferated through Mat-Su’s local networks, impeding office phone lines and affecting the borough’s … Read more