Alarming findings are published in the »Home Router Security Report 2020« by the Fraunhofer FKIE. Of the 127 home routers tested, nearly all were found to have security flaws. The problems range from missing security updates to easily decrypted, hard-coded passwords and known vulnerabilities that should have been patched long ago.
Purchasing, production, logistics, and distribution form a network spread over continents, the details of which are difficult for companies to keep track of. The project "Fraud Information-Fusion Intelligence" adapts approaches and tools used by security authorities to the requirements of companies and thus makes them usable for the detection of irregularities.
In the frame of the Future Combat Air System (FCAS), Airbus and Fraunhofer FKIE have created an independent panel of experts on the responsible use of new technologies to define and propose ethical as well as international legal »guard rails« for Europe’s largest defence project. The panel includes stakeholders such as the German Ministry of Defence, German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, universities and think tanks.
Fire on board! This is a grave danger for any ship, but especially so when a ship is ostensibly safely docked in harbor – where “normal” firefighters are on duty and have to cope with the special challenges on board a ship. EFAS, a joint project coordinated by the Fraunhofer FKIE, is aimed at significantly improving firefighters’ safety and effectiveness.