CEPIS highlights insecure ICT hardware and software in Europe


The CEPIS LSI SIN has released a statement highlighting the insecurity of marketable PC and server processors and software. This comes as findings by German Member Society, Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), have shown that most server processors have built-in microcontrollers ('engines') that are inadequately documented and, therefore, present an unknown vulnerability for users. 

The LSI SIN group call for the introduction of new EU legislation as well as boosting own production to help control the issue, adding that this approach would also put Europe in a more competitive position in the future. 

Read the full paper on CEPIS’s website.