Q&A: Chris Young, Intel Security exec, on fighting cybercrime

Intel’s Chris Young, senior vice president and general manager of the Intel Security Group, speaks about new security challenges and recent reports that rocked the automotive business with demonstrations of how a connected car can be taken over by hackers.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.mercurynews.com

When Intel bought McAfee five years ago, it was a surprising move by a giant chip company with a core computer hardware mission into the complex software business of protecting computers from hackers and crooks.  Now it looks like it was a smart move. Cybercrime has become a thriving industry and the emerging Internet of Things will have billions of smart devices powered by the kind of electronics Intel makes. Without security measures, those devices could become a hacker’s playground and a consumer’s nightmare. But applying security to silicon is just getting started.  Intel’s Chris Young, senior vice president and general manager of the Intel Security Group, spoke with this paper about new security challenges and recent reports that rocked the automotive business with demonstrations of how a connected car can be taken over by hackers.  – read article at the San Jose Mercury News

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