Portland Business Journal covers Tozny’s NSTIC project

The Portland Business Journal discusses Tozny’s new NSTIC project in an article by Malia Spencer. “Computer science research and development firm Galois, mobile ticketing firm GlobeSherpa and smart home startup IOTAS are teaming up on a project funded by the federal National Institutes of Standards and Technology. The effort could …

IoT security & privacy requires overcoming a legacy of insecurity

Head over to Network Computing to read Isaac’s article about Internet of Things security and privacy work we’re engaged in. Vendors must adapt a different approach for IoT than was done with the Internet, which was “you are the product, not the customer.” Sticking with this old approach would treat IoT …

Podcast: Tozny CEO Interviewed by Regarding ID

Click here to listen to Tozny CEO, Isaac Potoczny-Jones’ interview about the new NSTIC projects on the Regarding ID Podcast. Galois, a Portland-based company that focuses on cyber security primarily for the U.S. government, is the final winner of the fourth round of NSTIC pilots. Galois and its partners will build a …

News: Tozny to be part of 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, …

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 …

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 …

Talk: An Overview of Emerging Cybersecurity Policy and Law

Why is cybersecurity such a hard problem? The US government, its citizens, and the organizations that write software are all on the same team, but in many cases, our interests are just not aligned. For instance, there have been endless political and social disagreements about the best way to share …

Talk: 2015 Northwest Aerospace & Defense Symposium

This past week, Tozny CEO, Isaac Potoczny-Jones spoke on cybersecurity policy and law for the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition and Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance. The talk was part of the 2015 Aerospace & Defense Symposium held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.   Isaac shared the stage with Peter S. Chiou, Principal Strategist and Business Development …

Article: How Safe is ‘Smart’ Technology

Tozny CEO, Isaac Potoczny-Jones was quoted today in an article by Wayne Havrelly at KGW about the Internet of Things. “Any system, as it gets more complex, the likelihood of a weak link in the chain grows,” said Isaac Potoczny-Jones, computer security expert with Galois. “So as cars get these integrated …