Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas arrived at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, in late January with praise for his country’s digital identity program. Estonia has one of the world’s foremost digital identity programs, which allows its citizens to use their identities to vote, buy medication, sign documents, and more. Our digital identity isn’t […]
Recorded messages spoken to teddy bears could be the latest target for hackers, according to a report from security researcher Troy Hunt. CloudPets toys, the maker of electronic stuffed animals, left the personal information available for anyone to see. This included details of the child and recorded messages. See Also: Smart cities will soon buzz […]
The search for the most complex and unique sign-in method continues and at Birmingham State University in New York, a team of researchers are looking into utilizing the heartbeat. Most wearable devices already track heart-rate, so from there the device only needs to convert the beat into a unique biometric key. See Also: Fossil digs […]
Wouldn’t life be so much easier if you didn’t have to lock the front door of your business when you went home at night? You’d never have to worry about losing your keys. Or, maybe the property owner could hang onto your keys for you. You would then rely on the building manager to unlock […]
For the new mandate, the Chinese cites American precedent.
An assault on encryption.
So only the social network will know your secrets.
ReadWrite rounds up your options.
Witkit aims for businesses that prize security over flexibility.
It’s supposed to guard against cyberintrusion. Remember?
The Electronic Frontier Foundation will be the judge of that.
For starters: No passcode, no privacy.
Larry and Sergey know what’s good for us.
Their Black Hat talk has been cancelled.
Google is making a twin-pronged push for safer encrypted email—even where it might cut against its own business interests.
An inside look at the password-management app that wants to heal everyone’s Heartbleed.
When cloud services hold your data, they also hold the keys to your encrypted files. Box aims to hand them back—at least to some users.
Revelations about the NSA created a public outcry, but at least it’s increased visibility around the issue of data security.