Pain Points in Biometric System Security

Biometric authentication is moving fast from science fiction into everyday reality. From unlocking devices at the sound of a voice, to facial recognition, biometrics systems are growing in use and application, and for good reason. They are convenient, easy to use, and viewed as more secure than conventional authentication systems. Before you jump right in […]

Homomorphic Encryption: in Search of the Privacy the Holy Grail

Homomorphic encryption, first theorized in 1978, is considered one of the holy grails of the cryptography world: still out of reach like legend, but so full of possibilities researchers are eager to find a way that works. Most recent developments include computer scientist Craig Gentry’s PhD thesis in 2009, the digital world’s first fully homomorphic […]

Stark Banner- Winter is Coming

Five Security Lessons from Game of Thrones

The days keep spinning hot and cold in the world of Westeros. The seventh season’s final has come and gone for Game of Thrones fans, who now find themselves in for another, even longer wait until the series’ return. An HBO adaptation of George R. Martin’s popular novel series, A song of Ice and Fire, […]

7 Vendors That Take on Credit Card Risk so Your Business Doesn’t Have To

  No matter what product or service you provide, cash in exchange for goods, time and expertise is a fundamental for every company’s survival. As a rule, the easier you make it for your customers to pay, the better, and with Visa and MasterCard as the preferred payment method of customers online, accepting credit cards […]

Data Protection for Species at Risk

For those interested in researching habits of aquatic life, following aviary migration or getting further insight into land animal movement patterns, now’s an excellent time to be a part of the field. With current technology including geolocation trackers, drones and satellite surveillance, we can collect more information on the world around us than ever before. […]

Three Resolutions for Your Business or Startup Information in the New Year

There’s nothing like that refreshed feeling that takes over in January. New month, new year, new hopes and new plans. Gym membership lists prosper from the annual goals of getting more exercise, while retail chains clean up from post-boxing day chaos and order in roses and chocolate for February. In the office world, January means […]

All Hands on Deck: Why Security Needs to Be Embedded in Office Culture

You’ve set up the investment: a hardworking IT team, firewalls, anti-malware, sensitive file encryption and a protection policy that all staff has signed. Aware of your company’s liability if personal information gets in the wrong hands, you know that security and good safeguards are a big deal, and you’re determined for your organization to be […]

Four things you probably don’t want to keep on Evernote

True fact: I have mad love for Evernote. It is without question one of my absolute favorite apps, replacing a longtime history of carrying a book & pen wherever I travel, while providing greater power over notes through information control, collection, sharing, access and safekeeping. I see an article on the web I want to […]