miércoles, 18 de octubre de 2017

Noticias y opinión


Lock up your laptop data with the latest encryption software

Bonn - For years now retailers have been selling more notebooks than PCs and thanks to the success of ultra-portable net books, more people than ever before are carrying their computers - and their valuable data - around with them the whole time. Needless to say, this increases the risk of data being skimmed, stolen or of it simply falling into the wrong hands. Fortunately, confidential information on portable computers can be reliably secured using state-of-the-art encryption techniques or biometric authentication.

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Online banking on the rise

Europe's first survey of online banking shows that almost one-third of all users are now monitoring their finances via the Internet, says The Herald.

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Biometric authentication, hard disk encryption soln

The Biometric Authentication and Hard Disk Encryption solution offers SMBs an easy-to-deploy solution

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State Border Service to introduce biometric controls by 2010

The Ukrainian State Border Service will introduce biometric controls at entrance points to Ukraine by 2010, Deputy Head of the service Pavlo Shysholin said at a press conference on Thursday.

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Police need biometric technology regulation

Biometric technology is readily available for law enforcement, but a police director has said that regulation and public debate is needed.

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Expertos de 17 países y distintas organizaciones lanzan “RFID en Europa”

“RFID en Europa” tiene por objetivo aumentar el conocimiento de la RFID en Europa mediante la creación de una plataforma federativa entre todos los responsables clave en el desarrollo del uso de la tecnología RFID y sus aplicaciones

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Chip-embedded syringes could help clean up streets: inventor

Tiny radio-frequency ID chips embedded in syringes could make life safer for cleanup workers who daily scour the nation’s streets looking for discarded needles.

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Alaska Senate bill aims to protect biometric information

Senator Bill Wielechowski (D-Anchorage) today introduced a bill that would protect Alaskans from having their personal "biometric information" gathered or used without their consent.

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PowerID lanza una versión mejorada de sus etiquetas para papel, líquidos y metales

    * El tamaño de las etiquetas se ha reducido hasta un 62% sin menguar sus prestaciones, lo que permitirá utilizarlas para trazar objetos más pequeños
    * Los productos de PowerID aportan mayor rango de lectura, mejor rendimiento y fiabilidad en entornos donde la RFID pasiva presenta problemas

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Impinj lanza chips RFID envasados de larga duración

Impinj, desarrollador de soluciones RFID, anunció el lanzamiento de sus chips envasados Monza 3. Los chips ofrecen durabilidad en aplicaciones y ambientes industriales severos; el diseño de los chips envasados permiten una conexión de antena soldada altamente fiable que provee largos períodos de rendimiento.

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ID card 'chip and PIN' proposal raises security fears

The government has proposed adding chip-and-PIN capabilities to ID cards, but questions remain over whether such a move would be beneficial — or even possible — at this late stage in the £4.7bn project.

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Taxi and Limousine Commission mulls cell-phone blockers to keep cab drivers from using mobile phones

The city may finally silence chatty cabbies - with cell-phone blockers that make their mobile phones unusable, officials said Monday.

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Global Biometric Forecast to 2012

Biometrics is seeing rapid adoption in public and private sectors worldwide as an accurate, reliable and cost-saving way to offer better and advanced security surveillance.

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NEC Fingerprint Matching Technology Ranked No. 1 by the NIST

Tokyo, - NEC Corporation today announced thatits latent fingerprint matching technology has been ranked number one in theworld on the Evaluation of Latent Fingerprints Technologies (ELFT)(*1) testcarried out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST),commissioned by the U.S Department of Homeland Security.

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Passlogix Releases SDK for v-GO Authentication Manager, Allowing Integration with Any Strong Authentication Device

Strengthens Security by Enabling Two-Factor Authentication to Any Application RSA Conference 2009

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I+D: ¿gasto o inversión?

Las actividades de I+D están bien tipificadas, como conjunto de tareas de creación de conocimiento científico y promoción de la tecnología que de todo ello se puede derivar.

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Mac malware turns into botnet

A rash of malware for MacOS X systems is now being used to run a botnet, according to researchers.

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Apple Researching Movement-Aware Interfaces for iPhones, Depicts Front-Facing Video Camera

Apple has been conducting ongoing research into how to further improve their mobile device interfaces as evidenced by a couple of patent applications published over the past couple of weeks. Two different patent applications reveal a couple of different approaches to movement-aware interfaces found on portable devices.

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Hijacking Mobile-Phone Data

Researchers claim to be able to hijack cell-phone data connections.

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Security Lapses Aplenty Despite Growing Threats

A study by Verizon Business's RISK team reveals some disconcerting shortcomings in companies' security.

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