by Jules Wang | September 24, 2015 10:00 PM
Privacy and security are two major ingredients in the cutthroat world of enterprise technology. BlackBerry's been all about it, so has BlackPhone. Fingerprint scanners are here as a natural evolution of the curiosity in the field of mobile data protection. But whatever you do, if you end up in court for whatever reason and your phone is submitted for evidence, you don't have to surrender one of the most basic security measures ever: your passcode. US District Judge Mark Kearney of Pennsylvania issued an opinion within the SEC-filed case against former Capital One employees who traded based ...
by Joe Levi | August 13, 2014 10:04 AM
This week as I've been going hands-on with the ultra-secure Blackphone, there's one thing that's really stuck out in my mind: passwords, and if there is such thing as a "perfect password". We use passwords for a lot more than most think. Every day I wake up and check my email. Doing so requires that I enter a password. I head over to Pocketnow and login with another password to publish my daily article. I then share that article with various social media networks, each with a different password. When I check my phone I have to input a PIN (which is another kind of password). When I head ...
by Joe Levi | January 24, 2013 7:58 PM
Our lives are becoming more tightly integrated with online services every day. From email, calender, and to-do lists, to grades, banking, and bill payment, almost everything can be done via some web portal on some web server. To protect ourselves from identity theft we're told we need to use passwords that are long, contain mixed-case lettering, numbers, and even symbols -- in other words, we need passwords that are difficult for us to remember. Then, to make matters worse, we're told that we need to use different passwords for each site so we minimize the potential impact if any one of ...
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