Taylor Swift tracked stalkers with facial recognition tech at her concert

By Sarah Landes | December 14, 2018
The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. Here are a few of the headlines you might have missed this week. Taylor Swift tracked stalkers with facial recognition tech at her concert | The Verge Taylor Swift held a concert at California’s […]
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Emails of top NRCC officials stolen in major 2018 hack

By Sarah Landes | December 7, 2018
The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. Here are a few of the headlines you might have missed this week. Emails of top NRCC officials stolen in major 2018 hack | POLITICO The House GOP campaign arm suffered a major hack […]
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Dell Announces Security Breach

By Sarah Landes | November 29, 2018
The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. Here are a few of the headlines you might have missed this week. Dell Announces Security Breach | ZDNet US-based hardware giant Dell announced today a security breach that took place earlier this month, […]
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Third-Party Data Breaches Rise to 61 Percent in US

By Sarah Landes | November 23, 2018
The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. Here are a few of the headlines you might have missed this week. Vision Direct reveals breach that skimmed customer credit cards | TechCrunch European online contact lens supplier Vision Direct has revealed a […]
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Japan’s New Cybersecurity Minister Doesn’t Use Computers

By Sarah Landes | November 16, 2018
The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. Here are a few of the headlines you might have missed this week. Japan’s New Cybersecurity Minister Admits He Doesn’t Actually Use Computers | Huffington Post No experience was obviously necessary for this important […]
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HSBC suffers data breach

By Sarah Landes | November 9, 2018
The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. Here are a few of the headlines you might have missed this week. HSBC suffers data breach on small number of online accounts | American Banker A small number of HSBC online banking customers […]
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Cyberattacks up prior to midterms, 81.5 million records threatened

By Sarah Landes | November 2, 2018
The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. Here are a few of the headlines you might have missed this week. Cyberattacks up prior to midterms, 81.5 million voter records threatened | SC Magazine Threat actors are ratcheting up their cyberattacks ahead […]
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Don’t Get Spooked: Cybersecurity Doesn’t Have to be So Hard

By Sarah Landes | October 31, 2018
Cybersecurity doesn’t have to be scary – it’s more accessible now than ever. Even all the goblins, ghouls, and ghosts out this Halloween night will be able to keep their identities and data secure. Skeletons need not fret. No flesh, no problem with some of today’s advanced biometric authentication capabilities. Just because you can’t use […]
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Amazon Pitches Facial Recognition to Monitor Immigrants

By Sarah Landes | October 26, 2018
The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. Here are a few of the headlines you might have missed this week. Amazon Pitches Facial Recognition to Monitor Immigrants | Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc. in June pitched its facial recognition technology — which can […]
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Why It’s So Hard to Punish Companies for Data Breaches

By Sarah Landes | October 19, 2018
The Weekly Cypher is specially curated to keep you up-to-date on the latest in cybersecurity, biometrics, and related news and innovations. Here are a few of the headlines you might have missed this week. US Voter Records for Sale on Hacker Forum | GovInfo Security A batch of U.S. voter registration records from 20 states […]
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