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News: Tozny to be part of NSTIC Pilot!

Galois won an NSTIC pilot!

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) just announced that Galois (Tozny’s parent company) received a grant from the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC)!

Tozny CEO, Isaac Potoczny-Jones, will be leading the project and Tonzy will be a part of the pilot.

Read the full press release here.

Galois, Inc. (Portland, Ore.: $ 1,856,778) Galois will build a tool to allow users to store and share personal information online. …

Article: Don’t fall into the MVP trap!

In August, Software Magazine published Tozny CEO Isaac Potoczny-Jones’ article on building security into the software development lifecycle. His key point is that the market demands of software development encourage leaving security to the end user for a variety of reasons:

  • Many companies want to validate a market before investing in product security, so the “minimum viable product” (MVP) approach might leave it out.
  • The risk of getting attacked is lower at the beginning of a product’s lifecycle, …

KATU News: Baby Monitor Hacks

KATU News: Baby Monitor hacks

Tozny CEO, Isaac Potoczny-Jones, was interviewed via Skype by KATU news to comment on about Rapid7’s case study on security vulnerabilities for baby monitors.

Key points to highlight:

  • Internet of Things devices are being connected to the Internet without sufficient analysis of potential security problems.
  • The security industry doesn’t have enough personnel to help address these issues.
  • Companies don’t take security seriously during product development. …