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  1. Securing the Internet of Things: IoT World

    When Back to the Future II was first released, we watched in awe when Marty McFly gave voice commands to his TV and lights, and used biometrics to unlock doors rather than physical keys in his smart home, where video conferencing was a regular staple. It’s hard to believe that those concepts, so radical to…


  2. Biometric Authentication: An Added Layer of Security or Security Risk?

    Do you remember the first time you were awed by the biometric authentication used to verify someone’s identity in a movie? Perhaps you watched a character use voice recognition to board a Pan Am space plane in 2001: A Space Odyssey; perhaps you watched Tiffany Case use a fingerprint scanner to authenticate her guests in…


  3. SLOTH Attacks and the Risks Involved

    Researchers Karthikeyan Bhargavan and Gaetan Leurent have found that the use of weak hash functions in various cryptographic constructions within mainstream protocols has been justified by practitioners under the notion that their use of these protocols relies only on second preimage resistance; therefore, they are unaffected by collision attacks. These weak hash functions center on…


  4. What to Expect from the RSA Security Conference

    In less than a week, the RSA Conference will celebrate its 25th anniversary, gathering more than 30,000 attendees in San Francisco’s Moscone Center for annual favorites such as the Cryptographers’ Panel, big name keynotes, hacking demos, and lively after-hour parties. RSA will feature over 400 expert-led sessions and 500 exhibitors, including your favorite CA, DigiCert—come…


  5. Emerging Cyber Threats in 2016

    In 2015, several attacks compromised millions of personal records. The main breaches in 2015 according to Network World are as follows: Multiple breaches in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) led to the theft of 22 million records on current and former employees. The hacks on two major health insurers, Anthem and Premera, compromised data…