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Military, Government Users Just as Bad About Password Hygiene as Civilians

Military and government users aren't engaging in password hygiene any better than their brethren in less sensitive, private-sector positions, according to a new study out this week, which shows both sides creating weak passwords at about the same rate.
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Senators Concerned About State Department’s Cybersecurity Failures

A group of United States senators this week sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting clarifications regarding the Department of State’s failure to meet federal cybersecurity standards. The letter was signed by senators Ron Wyden, Cory Gardner, Edward J. Markey, Rand Paul, and Jeanne Shaheen.
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In case you were wondering why jobs are being cut…

Has Reach, the newspaper publisher formerly known as Trinity Mirror, allowed a fox to enter the henhouse? Simon Fox, chief executive, is cutting about 70 jobs after the takeover of the Express titles earlier in the year.
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How A Toaster Could Steal Your Identity

Put aside silly items like these and you can see there is a reason IoT devices exist. In simplest terms, IoT allows devices to communicate with each other via the web, sharing status and data, in order to eliminate errors produced by human intervention. Furthermore, the data generated by IoT objects can be analyzed to increase device efficiency through product enhancement and understanding usage patterns.
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Biometrics Can Give Small Businesses Big Security

With all the attention given to “enterprise-level” biometrics, it’s easy to overlook how much they can – and do – help small and medium businesses (SMB). In addition to improving cybersecurity, biometrics are also being used to help manage employees more efficiently and engage with customers more personally.
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Why you shouldn’t use your face as your password

Companies like Apple and Samsung are replacing fingerprint scanners on smartphones and tablets with facial recognition systems. While that makes design sense, does it also make security sense?
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Safe and Secure – Dr. John Callahan on Fingers, Eyes, Voice, and Face (Advanced Biometric Security in a Digital World)

The digital world in which we live requires most people to utilize devices and platforms that could potentially expose sensitive data. Breaches are a grave concern and thus security is an incredibly important issue that every individual, every business, must consider. Veridium has developed a system in which users can choose to be identified via biometrics, unique characteristics and traits (face, fingerprints, voice, etc.), and discard the archaic, insecure system of password identification.
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Google Faces Legal Turmoil After Location Tracking Debacle

Google is under fire from both legal teams and activists after reports emerged that the technology giant tracked customers’ movements, even when they opt out. The company has been slapped by a lawsuit, filed in the federal court last week out of California, alleging that Google is violating both California’s Constitutional Right to Privacy as well as California’s Invasion of Privacy Act.
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Global Passive Authentication Market 2018

Global Passive Authentication Market 2018 Analysis Report audits a Market Regions, Product Categories, with Sales, Business Revenue, Goods cost, Passive Authentication piece of the overall industry and Growth patterns, concentrating on driving Passive Authentication industry players, showcase size, request and supply examination, utilization volume, Forecast 2018 to 2022.
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AI in Biometrics and Security – 7 Current Business Applications

Biometric solutions are typically used for security and access control across businesses and government organizations. The US government has taken keen interest in biometric applications and has been aggressively funding advanced research programs in businesses that offer biometrics.
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