Cybersecurity: Protecting a Hackable World

The following sources were cited in SAP Digital Futures Issue 07 Cybersecurity: Protecting a Hackable World

1999: “White hat” hackers predict the dangers of ubiquitous networking.
Craig Timber, “Net of Insecurity: A Disaster Foretold – And Ignored,” The Washington Post, June 22, 2015, http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/business/2015/06/22/net-of-insecurity-part-3/

2012: New Internet Protocol allows 78 octillion Internet addresses1 trillion for every grain of sand on earth.
Kai Ryssdal, “We Have Some Catching Up to Do on Cyber-Security,” Marketplace, February 20, 2015, http://www.marketplace.org/topics/tech/big-book/we-have-some-catching-do-cyber-security

January 2014: Security pros uncover a spambot network of more than 100,000 smart devices, including a refrigerator.
Michelle Starr, “Fridge Caught Sending Spam Emails in Botnet Attack,” C|NET, July 19, 2014, http://www.cnet.com/news/fridge-caught-sending-spam-emails-in-botnet-attack/

July 2015: Hackers prove they can remotely highjack a car.
Andy Greenberg, “Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—with Me in It,” Wired, July 21, 2015, http://www.wired.com/2015/07/hackers-remotely-kill-jeep-highway/

September 2015: Researchers find potential vulnerabilities in 68,000 medical devices.
“Medical Devices Vulnerable to Hackers,” BBC News, September 29, 2015, http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-34390165