The UK is responding to finding itself in conflict with Russia by flaunting its cyber-skills and promoting exports to its allies with a new cyber security export strategy.
Researchers at CTS Labs are accusing computer chip manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) of disregarding "fundamental security principles" and overlooking "poor security practices and insufficient quality controls."
The French government has floated a proposal to make manufacturers of internet-connected devices liable for the security of their devices while they are on the market.
Hardware and electronics manufacturer Lenovo disclosed an insecure credential storage vulnerability in its Fingerprint Manager Pro utility software, which can be exploited for local privilege escalation on a variety of systems.
To face the growing number of cyber-threats as part of their efforts to get ready for the 4th industrial revolution, British manufacturers are being urged to step up their cyber-security planning.