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Oakland University Offers Cybersecurity Degree

Jul 21, 2016

Oakland University is offering a new cybersecurity program to graduate students that could also prove to be an asset for the auto industry and other businesses. The new program is aimed at students who have received a bachelor’s degree in fields such as computer science, information technology or engineering and are interested in the cybersecurity […]

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GM deal is a big move in autonomous vehicle quest

Mar 28, 2016

General Motors received quick regulatory approval of its acquisition of Cruise Automation, the three-year-old start-up that has developed a “highway autopilot” product that could accelerate GM’s quest for a fully autonomous car. A spokeswoman for the Federal Trade Commission said the agency granted expedited approval, saying the transaction would not violate antitrust laws. GM did […]

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Secure Sterling Heights lab aims to boost cybersecurity

Mar 21, 2016

Sterling Heights — Businesses are getting access to a new, secure computer lab that’s part of an effort to hone software and train specialists in cyberdefense. The Velocity Hub in Sterling Heights is linked to the Michigan Cyber Range, offering a place for training and exercises to simulate data hacks and test the effectiveness of […]

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Auto industry turns to ‘bug bounties’ to find security holes

Mar 16, 2016

“Bug bounty” reward programs, for hackers to responsibly identify and help correct automotive software weaknesses, may be on their way for the top automakers, much as they have been adopted already in other industries. General Motors has had an internal “Collaborative Disclosures” program running since January to interact with software researchers, or “white hat” hackers, […]

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