My identity has been stolen. Now what?
By Lori Cohen | August 22, 2018
There are only two kinds of people online: Those of us who know our identity was stolen and those that are about to find out. Which are you? Me? I’m now one of some nine million Americans the FTC estimates have had their identities stolen each year. In fact, “About 2 in 5 Americans have […]Read More
Has Your Account Been Pwned? A Password Horror Story.
By Lori Cohen | July 4, 2018
What follows is a cautionary tale about how passwords really need to go the way of the dodo. Until that happens we suggest using these two free, simple websites, HaveIbeenpwned and Hacked-Emails, to find out if you are at risk because one of your online accounts was compromised in a data breach. Simply enter your […]Read More
Great User Experience is Key to Adoption of New Technology
By Lori Cohen | July 27, 2017
How do you get people to adopt new technology, especially when they are set in their ways? How do you change consumer behavior? To have a shot, you have to focus on the user experience and make sure the technology is working for people, rather than the reverse. That’s what we learned when we did […]Read More
No PIN, Big Problem
By Lori Cohen | July 13, 2017
Chip, but no PIN. Is this technology really keeping our finances safe? Is fraud going down? If my experience is any indication of what’s going on in the United States, chip security has some cracks in it. Just the other day on my way to work I got a call from my bank. I typically […]Read More
Hoyos Labs Is Now Veridium
By Lori Cohen | September 15, 2016
As the saying goes, you have only one chance to make a first impression. Here we go: Welcome to Veridium. The new name for our company, for our new product lines. What’s In A Name? Actually, quite a bit. Often times startups go to market without spending too much time or money thinking about what […]Read More