security

The “things” to know in the Internet of Things

When MIT grad and innovator Kevin Ashton coined the now infamous term the, “Internet of Things” (IoT) in 1999, he probably sounded wildly crazy. Few people at the time were thinking about the potential of the Internet to reach beyond Y2K and our clunky desktops to become something connecting the entire world and everything we …

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Minority report: Pre-crime technology has arrived

Remember the movie Minority Report, where advanced analytics and supercomputing was able to predict where the next crime would take place and a special police unit was able to arrest murderers before they committed their crime? Well, that technology is not just for Hollywood anymore. Pre-crime technologies are already here The following pre-crime technologies already …

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Why you should work for a company that cares about information security

Not a month goes by these days without hearing in the news about a high-profile hack attack of a major national brand. As an employee why should you care about working for a company that invests in information security? Information is the heart of any organization, and yet each year, companies stand to lose millions …

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Password 2.0 – The future of identity verification

In this day and age, we are all too familiar with having to associate passwords with our computers, applications, email, online banks, etc. Identity fraud remains a serious concern for both individuals and businesses. Our identities are verified almost exclusively by one of two methods—things that you carry with you, such as a driver’s license or passport, and …

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