How to Improve the US Economy – A Political Perspective

The United States has been in a recession since December, 2007, as defined by the National Bureau of Economic Research, a private, nonprofit research organization. But the American people. The Obama administration along with the democrat majority congress, seem to be at odds on how to fix the US economy.

FASTR Automotive Security Consortium Adds Uber Security Lead as Technical Committee Chair | Business Wire

BEAVERTON, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FASTRSM, a nonprofit research consortium dedicated to automotive cybersecurity, today announced that Uber’s Hudson Thrift has been appointed to chair the consortium’s Technical Steering Committee. Thrift currently leads the infrastructure security team for Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group, which most notably develops and deploys connected cars and self-driving vehicles. He is a co-founder and former COO of Kaprica Security, a mobile security company serving large enterprise and government customers, which was acquired by Samsung Electronics in 2016.

Thrift will guide FASTR’s dedicated initiative to deliver actionable research that original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and others in the automotive ecosystem can use to inform their design decisions with security in mind. Immediate work groups for research include:

In-vehicle operating systems’ longevity and maintenance, anomaly detection and tooling for testing, analysis and future adoption of buses. Delivery platforms and techniques for secure over-the-air updates. Secure system and subsystem...