A Timesys Deep Dive Embedded Systems Newsletter

July 2021

Cybersecurity in the News

“That’s bad, that’s really bad” — Nasty Linux systemd security bug revealed

The bad news is that exploitation of this newest vulnerability enables any unprivileged user to cause a denial of service via a kernel panic, crashing a Linux system. The good news is that the patch is available so affected users can deploy it ASAP. Read the full article here:

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Upcoming Events

See you at HIMSS August 9th and 10th

In-person events are back! Will you be attending HIMSS in person this year? Catch our CEO, Atul Bansal, there August 9th and 10th or catch him virtually for the rest of the week. And our friends from Advantech will be there for the full conference! Check out the latest and greatest in streamlined security and compliance assistance for medical devices with Timesys & Advantech: https://www.timesys.com/pdf/Timesys-Security-Solutions-for-Medical-Devices-Built-with-Advantech-Platforms.pdf

To schedule a meeting with Timesys while you’re at HIMSS, contact us.

Upcoming NXP-Timesys Webinar

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Security Standards are Evolving; Is Your Company?

Create Your Own Device Security Roadmap

Save the Date: September 9, 2021

Mark your calendars for the next NXP-Timesys webinar, exploring security standards for device security and how you can approach creating your own security roadmap. We’ll discuss new & evolving security standards across industries, including: software integrity & authenticity, detecting and containing cybersecurity events, vulnerability monitoring & management, updating software with security fixes, and much more. Stay tuned for more details!

Timesys is hiring!

*New* job alert: Technical Program Manager

We’re looking for an experienced technical manager who will lead a team of software developers responsible for developing, securing & maintaining Linux based platforms. https://www.timesys.com/about-us/careers/technical-program-manager/
Check out all our open positions here: https://www.timesys.com/about-us/careers/

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