Read Prof. Joshua M. Pearce argue that open-source hardware could be the ultimate key against cyber attacks that companies are trying hard to find on The Conversation :
You must have heard about open-source software helping in fighting cyber attacks but imagine open-source hardware doing the same job for you in much better way. Imagine you had a secret document you had to store away from prying eyes. And you have a choice: You could buy a safe made by a company that kept the workings of its locks secret. Or you could buy a safe whose manufacturer openly published the designs, letting everyone – including thieves – see how they’re made. Which would you choose?
Read his full article here.