Tag: Risks

Workshop on Cybersecurity Risks in Consumer Home IoT Products

NIST will be hosting a virtual workshop on Cybersecurity Risks in Consumer Home IoT Products on October 22, 2020 from 12:00pm-4:30pm EST. The purpose of this workshop is to obtain feedback on topics related to future directions for NIST and NCCoE’s work in this important space. 

The workshop will feature an overview of NIST’s Cybersecurity for IoT Program and guest speakers highlighting the many considerations impacting the cybersecurity of IoT products. The introductory session will be followed with panels discussing addressing cybersecurity challenges in home IoT products and a panel discussing barriers to implementing the core baseline NISTIR 8259A IoT

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Hyundai, Kia recalling more vehicles for possible fire risks

Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than 180,000 vehicles in the U.S. because of problems with the antilock brake system, which may result in an electrical short and vehicle fire.

The recalled vehicles are 180,000 Hyundai Tucson compact crossovers from the 2019-21 model years and about 9,400 Kia Stingers from the 2019 model year.

The recall notice comes after the two automakers recalled more than 600,000 vehicles last week for a similar issue, where brake fluid may leak into the hydraulic electronic control unit, which could cause an electrical short over time and a vehicle fire. Those recalled vehicles were

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Health Risks Associated With Auto Body Painting Materials

by Chris Stevenson

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Auto body and paint shops use caustic, flammable and carcinogenic chemicals in their line of work, more than in the automotive repair trade. The health risks associated with auto body painting materials can be long-lasting and serious to the employee, and even customers, if the proper steps to implement safety precautions and certified equipment are not enforced. Every person entering or in the auto body paint trade, including current employees, should be aware of the numerous health risks they face each day.

Flammable Substances and Burns

Automotive paint prepared with reducers and lacquer thinner pose

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