As we move in 2015, you will start to see Certificate Transparency deployed on EV SSL certificates. Google has required that as of January 2015, all EV SSL certificates be publicly logged to retain their EV status. All current EV SSL certificates will be white listed for the Chrome browser. Google Chrome will be the only browser supporting Certificate Transparency.
In a corporate move that's likely to set an important precedent for businesses across industrial sectors, General Motors has chosen to appoint a cybersecurity officer, the first post of its kind at the company, according to Fortune. The appointee is Jeffrey Massimilla and he'll protect security.