Moving beyond passwords with Citrix Workspace and Veridium

By Craig Hinchliffe | November 1, 2018
Let’s face it, a mobile workforce is not easy to manage. Employees expect instant, friction-free access to corporate resources across any location, network or device. And as an employer you want your people to be as productive as possible, but you must also carefully manage the risks associated with mobility. It’s essential to protect enterprise […]
Read More

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 […]
Read More

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 […]
Read More

How Biometrics Can Transform the Health Care System

By Justine Brown | October 23, 2018
It’s no secret that the U.S. health care system is under duress. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently estimated that total health care spending grew an average of 4.6% in 2017, reaching nearly $3.5 trillion. By 2026, health care spending in the U.S. is expected to grow to $5.7 trillion. That’s a whopping […]
Read More

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 […]
Read More

Experian credit freeze unfrozen by hackers?

By Richi Jennings | October 16, 2018
Stop using PINs and passwords! Another week, another sorry tale of poor identification. This time, it’s Experian that failed to properly secure users’ PINs. People who froze their credit reports discovered hackers could unfreeze them—even though a PIN was supposed to stop that. But Experian says it’s “confident that our authentication is secure.” OK then. It turns out […]
Read More

U.S. Government Domain Officials to Start Using 2FA

By Sarah Landes | October 12, 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. U.S. government domain officials to start using 2FA | TechTarget The U.S. government began rolling out two-factor authentication for officials managing […]
Read More

How Biometrics are Changing Finance

By Justine Brown | October 10, 2018
Robbing a bank used to be a physical endeavor. You either donned a mask, secured a getaway driver and went in guns blazing; or you burrowed a hole into the bank from an adjoining building in the middle of the night and cracked the safe — at least according to the movies. Either way, you […]
Read More

Unbiased Algorithms can still be Problematic

By Sarah Landes | October 5, 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. Unbiased algorithms can still be problematic | TechCrunch Creating unbiased, accurate algorithms isn’t impossible — it’s just time consuming. “It actually […]
Read More

It’s 2018, Governments Should be More Cyber Aware

By Sarah Landes | October 4, 2018
We wanted to start National Cybersecurity Awareness Month off by discussing governments’ role in embracing and disseminating a better Cyber Aware world. Governments around the world have actually been a big driving force in the creation of biometric technology – starting with fingerprint recognition. Fingerprint recognition was the first practical adoption of biometric technology within […]
Read More