Mobile World Congress 2018: Greatest Hits

By Sarah Landes | March 6, 2018
It was an absolute pleasure to attend Mobile World Congress this past week, even though the famous Barcelona sunshine did not make much of an appearance. However, there were some real standouts at the show, which made traveling through storms to get there totally worth it. Once you walked into the show, you immediately noticed […]
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We’ll See You at Mobile World Congress

By Sarah Landes | February 22, 2018
Who doesn’t love Barcelona? It’s one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with some of the best food. And next week, thousands will descend upon the city for one of the biggest mobile conferences in the world – Mobile World Congress! Mobile World Congress brings together hundreds of cutting-edge and innovative tech companies […]
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The Trials of Banking the Unbanked

By Sarah Landes | February 15, 2018
The worst inconvenience I have with my bank is that they don’t have a lot of branches or ATM’s around Boston. But it’s not too much trouble because I just use their mobile app for my day-to-day needs. Access to your banking services is probably not an issue that you think about or even deal […]
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Biometrics are the Future of Identity

By Sarah Landes | February 1, 2018
The Turning Tide of Data Security In the beginning, there was the Internet. And then the Internet gods populated it with basic services and applications. In that blissfully simple time, consumers had little to worry about. There were only a few passwords to remember, and only a little personal data was stored online. Now, however, […]
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No More Half Measures: Combating Money Laundering in the Digital Age

By Sarah Landes | January 25, 2018
What is Money Laundering? If you have watched television in the past ten years, then you have probably seen or heard of Breaking Bad. The show’s main character – the meth-making mastermind Heisenberg – realizes early on in his risky career that he somehow needs to legitimize the money he makes – for his family’s […]
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Disrupting Banking with Biometrics & Blockchain

By Sarah Landes | November 14, 2017
Banking is changing at an extremely rapid pace, from mobile transactions to expanding regulatory demands across the world. As technological advances allow consumers and employees to interact with financial accounts in more intricate ways, it’s essential that institutions know who is involved in each transaction. Proof of identity is the hill that many organizations may […]
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The Importance of Multi-Factor Authentication in Cybersecurity

By Sarah Landes | November 2, 2017
The State of Cybersecurity The internet has been around for decades. It has made so many aspects of life easier. Unfortunately, with all that extra convenience, people are giving up a lot of their personal and professional security. Cyber attacks have increased enough to make headlines on an almost daily basis. Hackers are tapping into […]
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The Changing Landscape of Mobile Biometrics

By Sarah Landes | October 5, 2017
Advances in Face and Iris Recognition Since the 1990’s, iris and facial recognition have been used in many fields where secure access to materials or information is important. Now the technology is becoming mainstream through increased adoption in smartphones. The strides that iris and facial recognition have made in recent years is due mostly to […]
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