State Department Suffers Data Breach

By Sarah Landes | September 21, 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. Call for smart home devices to bake in privacy safeguards for kids | TechCrunch A new research report has raised concerns […]
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Lawmakers Slam State Department for Failing on Cybersecurity

By Sarah Landes | September 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. Hackers Manage to Compromise Aadhaar’s Biometric Security System | TechNadu In a highly alarming development, hackers have found a way to […]
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US and intelligence allies take aim at tech companies over encryption

By Constantine von Hoffman | September 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. US and intelligence allies take aim at tech companies over encryption | NextGov The U.S. and its four closest allies have […]
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FBI again refutes Trump’s claim that China hacked Hillary Clinton’s email

By Constantine von Hoffman | August 31, 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. FBI again refutes Trump’s claim that China hacked Hillary Clinton’s email | Washington Post The FBI says there is no evidence […]
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Netflix, HBO GO, Hulu Passwords Found for Sale

By Constantine von Hoffman | August 24, 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. No Worry or No Hope? Americans Less Concerned About Online Security | U.S. Census Bureau Despite a seemingly endless torrent of […]
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ICS Threat Broadens: Nation-State Hackers No Longer The Only Game In Town

By Constantine von Hoffman | August 17, 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. ICS Threat Broadens: Nation-State Hackers No Longer The Only Game In Town | Cybereason The ICS (industrial control systems) responsible for […]
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The Weekly Cypher: The Good and the Bad of Facial Recognition

By Sarah Landes | August 10, 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. West Virginia to introduce mobile phone voting for midterm elections | CNNtech West Virginians serving overseas will be the first in […]
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Amazon Face Recognition Matches 28 in Congress To Criminal Mugshots

By Constantine von Hoffman | July 27, 2018
The Weekly Cypher is 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 Face Recognition Matches 28 in Congress To Criminal Mugshots | The Verge A test by The American Civil Liberties Union of […]
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Russian Cyber Attacks Causing Chaos In The White House

By Constantine von Hoffman | July 20, 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. White House in Chaos Over Russian Cyber Attacks | Washington Post President Trump’s contradictory comments about Russian cyber attacks against the […]
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White House Helps Chinese Teleco ZTE Despite Security Risks

By Constantine von Hoffman | July 13, 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. White House takes major step to help Chinese firm ZTE despite security concerns | Washington Post The Commerce Department took a […]
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