Why Would I Use a Password to Log Into My Citrix Environment?

By John Spencer | May 8, 2018
Just over a year ago I left Citrix to make it big with an innovative startup. Today, I’m delighted to be heading up the product group for a small company called Veridium, but I’m equally as delighted to be going back to Anaheim next week to see some of the friends I left behind at […]
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Mobile devices: The ‘last mile’ to enterprise biometrics

By John Callahan | May 7, 2018
Authenticating who is truly behind any action, whether it’s logging into Twitter or accessing a bank account, is the biggest challenge in security today. At the enterprise level, this reality is infinitely more critical: businesses need to completely secure access to their systems and data and be certain that only those who are granted access […]
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Facial Recognition Going Above and Beyond Traditional Uses

By Ayenna Cagaanan | May 4, 2018
This issue of the Weekly Cypher explores the latest biometric technology news, from the use of facial recognition to track down missing persons to improving airport security and wait times.
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The Joy of a Future Without Passwords

By Ian E. Muller | May 3, 2018
The ubiquitous nature of smartphones and their ability to capture a variety of biometrics presents new and ambitious opportunities for simplifying our lives every day. Thanks to Touch ID, Apple Pay, smartwatches, and Android-equivalents, we’re able to pay for goods and services, access data and apps, and much more, all with the touch of a […]
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China’s Social Credit System Raises Privacy Concerns over Surveillance

By Ayenna Cagaanan | May 1, 2018
Imagine your FICO score. Not a good image? Now imagine it on steroids. Rather than just credit-worthiness, the score also dictates whether you can be promoted. On the other side of the score, government officials can track your purchases and rank them on morality. Did you buy a new video game instead of paying off […]
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Beyond Facial Recognition and Into the Stars

By Ayenna Cagaanan | April 27, 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. Facial Recognition Tech for Galaxies | Universe Today While consumer tech companies are duking it out on who can get the […]
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An Argument for a Biometric Distributed Data Model

By Ayenna Cagaanan | April 26, 2018
With the release of a new study performed by Vanson Bourne, Veridium confirmed that passwords are on their way out. Surveying 200 IT senior professionals in the US, researchers found that only 34 percent were confident that passwords alone protect data efficiently. These IT decision makers look to biometrics as a more secure method of […]
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From GDPR to Malware: RSA Conference 2018 in a Nutshell

By Ian E. Muller | April 24, 2018
Every year we can mark our calendars in the cybersecurity industry by two events, RSA Conference and Black Hat. Well RSA Conference 2018 has come and gone, and Veridium was there to showcase our new Authenticator App and multi-factor biometric authentication platform. Every year the moods of the vendors shift, with a few overarching themes […]
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The States and Cybersecurity

By Ayenna Cagaanan | April 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. Microsoft, Facebook, Dozens More Sign Cybersecurity Tech Accord | ZD NET With more and more users eyeing consumer tech giants with […]
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Take What is Offered: Biometric Authentication in Altered Carbon

By Sarah Landes | April 19, 2018
What happens when technology reaches the level where it can grant humans immortality? Richard K Morgan’s epic 2002 novel, and current Netflix show, Altered Carbon explores this question, and in the process reveals an unsettling answer about owning your own identity. We are thrown into an unfamiliar world of flying cars, neon skyscrapers, and eerily […]
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