Smart Cards Security In Biometrics

Author(s):

David Smith, ,

Smart Card Isometric Mobile Phone And Internet Banking. Online Payment Security Transaction Via Credit Card smart cards

Identity and Access Control Smart cards are essential to electronic identity and access management solutions. Indeed, this has been the case for at least 30 years now. Identity and access management can allow or deny access to specific users based on the business needs. Identity cards come in various form factors. This can range from … Read more

Cryptocurrency: 6 Potential Dangers

Author(s):

Isabell Gaylord, ,

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Digital currencies have been around for a while now. However, the vast majority of people and organizations are still not ready to invest in this type of asset. For example, reports show that less than 5% of Millennials invested in cryptocurrency to date. Digital coins bring traders a number of practical benefits – they enable … Read more

Biometric Technology Industry

Author(s):

Pratik Kirve, ,

Biometric Technology Abstract

Advances in biometric technology have transformed the conventional ways of identification and verification. As a result, innovation has become a prime focal point for reducing the efforts of people. This is achieved with new forms of verification and ensuring the security. From vocal biometric technology used for telephone banking to approving new patents for Apple’s … Read more

Adaptive Robots: A New Era Has Begun

Author(s):

Pratik Gundawar, ,

Adaptive Robots

The launch of Rizon robots by Flexiv and 3-finger adaptive robot gripper by Robotiq are examples of how pervasive adaptive robots have become in today’s world. Robotics has seen tremendous growth in the past decade, coupled with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). However, we are years behind developing the self-aware sentient beings that … Read more

Fingerprint Scanners: How Do They Work?

Author(s):

Zehra Ali, ,

Fingerprint Scanner, Fingerprint Scanning, Thumb on Scanner

We are under the attack of many assailants. Malicious actors can harm us in so many ways that we cannot even fathom it. The most common tactic they use is by stealing someone’s identification and using it as their own. For this reason, many IT technicians are working on new technologies to get rid of … Read more

What is a Firewall and How Does it Work?

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Cords plugging into a system firewall

Firewalls have essentially been around since the beginning of the internet. A firewall is a network device designed to protect your system by monitoring and controlling information traffic based on a preset list of rules to ensure security. Firewalls establish a barrier of protection between a trusted network and a foreign network. They are one … Read more

What is a Honeypot?

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

honeypot sitting on a brown paper on a table. Spoon in honey. Honey jar.

In 1986, systems administrator Clifford Stoll noticed nine seconds of unpaid computer time at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Upon being asked to resolve this, Stoll eventually came to the conclusion that a hacker had illegally gained access to their network by exploiting a vulnerability. Stoll decided he would set up a trap for the hacker. He … Read more