Finite State News

Finite State Team Sees Rapid Growth Amidst Global Uncertainty

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it some huge changes for Finite State and the tech world at large. We are incredibly lucky, however, to continue to grow our team as a result of our latest funding round and the urgency of the issues we’re trying to address in supply chain securi …

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Finite State Continues to Expand Executive Team with the Addition of Dynamic EVP of Engineering

Finite State is once again adding strength and experience to its executive team, this time with the addition of Dave Bortz as the Executive Vice President of Engineering. 

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Finite State Raises $12.5 Million to Solve One of the Biggest Problems in Cybersecurity

COLUMBUS, Ohio—May 5, 2020—Finite State, experts in supply chain security and risk management for IoT and embedded devices, announced today that it has raised $12.5 Million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Energy Impact Partners, who were joined by Zetta Venture Partn …

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Finite State CEO Talks Huawei, Supply Chain Security

Finite State CEO Matt Wyckhouse discusses firmware analysis and our Huawei supply chain assessment in the Security Weekly podcast Oct 3, 2019.

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Finite State Responds to Huawei Critiques, Stands by Assessment: Huawei Products Contain Significant Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

On 1 July 2019, Huawei’s Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) published a response to Finite State’s Supply Chain Analysis of Huawei.  After measured consideration, we are wholly disappointed with their response, which continues to demonstrate Huawei’s lacking commitment to …

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Huawei products riddled with backdoors, zero days and critical vulnerabilities

Huawei’s problems keep piling up as a security firm specializing in IoT devices found numerous vulnerabilities across the company’s entire product line. Finite State said it scanned more than 1.5 million files embedded within nearly 10,000 firmware images supporting 558 products looki …

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Huawei Telecom Gear Vulnerable to Hackers, Report Says

Telecommunications gear made by China’s Huawei Technologies Co. is far more likely to contain flaws that could be leveraged by hackers for malicious use than equipment from rival companies, according to new research by cybersecurity experts Finite State. Over half of the nearly 10,000 …

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On Eve of 5G Rollout, FINITE STATE Report Finds Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Embedded Within Huawei Devices

COLUMBUS, OH – June 26, 2019 – Finite State, the pioneer in Internet of Things (IoT) device intelligence, today issued results from a large-scale study it conducted of the cybersecurity-related risks embedded within Huawei enterprise devices by analyzing Huawei firmware at an unpreced …

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