UK To Invest In FIDO To Improve Security

UK To Invest In FIDO-Based Passwordless Systems To Improve Security I just read the above article on Tom’s Hardware (a self-proclaimed authority on tech). What is FIDO? If you haven’t heard about the new FIDO security standard, you can find detailed information from the FIDO Alliance dot org website. FIDO stands for Fast IDentity Online. […]

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Target reports data breach, affects 40 million cardholders

Well, it’s not a good day to be a Target customer – or Target shareholder, for that matter.  The retailer has reported that 40 million customers who shopped at the company’s brick-and-mortar stores during Thanksgiving 2013 to December 15 had their payment card information stolen. Since we’re talking about Point of Sale (POS) fraud that […]

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Let’s have a Heart-to-Heart (H2H)…or better yet, let’s not

As someone who has an implanted medical device, I’ve been increasingly alarmed by the medical device industry’s blind rush to internet-enable every device they sell.  Sure, an embedded Wi-Fi connection makes it easy to download data and adjust therapy from anywhere in the world.  But it’s also a huge risk to personal security.  What if […]

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Spoof GPS signals, hack an $80 million yacht – or luxury sedan, or drone…

Another great if terrifying example of the vulnerability of insecure networks to hacking.  In this case GPS was exploited – that’s right, GPS, a ubiquitous form of navigation guidance that can be found in everything from passenger vehicles to supertankers. Building upon their prior success taking control of a military drone a year earlier, a […]

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SurePassID featured in Orlando Sentinel

Melbourne company SurePassID adds layer of numbers to fight ID theft 9:27 p.m. EST, March 4, 2012 By Walter Pacheco, Orlando Sentinel A Melbourne company is sandwiching tiny circuits inside credit card-like devices to help everyone from social-media users to high-security businesses combat the rising onslaught of identity theft and fraud. “This type of technology is […]

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