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How A Toaster Could Steal Your Identity

Put aside silly items like these and you can see there is a reason IoT devices exist. In simplest terms, IoT allows devices to communicate with each other via the web, sharing status and data, in order to eliminate errors produced by human intervention. Furthermore, the data generated by IoT objects can be analyzed to increase device efficiency through product enhancement and understanding usage patterns.
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Biometrics Can Give Small Businesses Big Security

With all the attention given to “enterprise-level” biometrics, it’s easy to overlook how much they can – and do – help small and medium businesses (SMB). In addition to improving cybersecurity, biometrics are also being used to help manage employees more efficiently and engage with customers more personally.
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Why you shouldn’t use your face as your password

Companies like Apple and Samsung are replacing fingerprint scanners on smartphones and tablets with facial recognition systems. While that makes design sense, does it also make security sense?
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Google Faces Legal Turmoil After Location Tracking Debacle

Google is under fire from both legal teams and activists after reports emerged that the technology giant tracked customers’ movements, even when they opt out. The company has been slapped by a lawsuit, filed in the federal court last week out of California, alleging that Google is violating both California’s Constitutional Right to Privacy as well as California’s Invasion of Privacy Act.
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AI in Biometrics and Security – 7 Current Business Applications

Biometric solutions are typically used for security and access control across businesses and government organizations. The US government has taken keen interest in biometric applications and has been aggressively funding advanced research programs in businesses that offer biometrics.
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Global Passive Authentication Market 2018

Global Passive Authentication Market 2018 Analysis Report audits a Market Regions, Product Categories, with Sales, Business Revenue, Goods cost, Passive Authentication piece of the overall industry and Growth patterns, concentrating on driving Passive Authentication industry players, showcase size, request and supply examination, utilization volume, Forecast 2018 to 2022.
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For Google, No Tracking Means We Still Track You

Google is so intrigued by the places users go that it continues to track their locations even after users turn off the Location History, according to findings from a recent AP investigation conducted by computer-science researchers at Princeton. For a global conglomerate like Google, "no" doesn’t necessarily mean "no" when it comes to tracking user locations.
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Michael Spencer invests $40m in Europe-focused hedge fund

Through his personal investment fund IPGL, Mr. Spencer has invested heavily in hedge funds and other business start-ups. Most recently he invested $14.2m in Veridium, a cyber security fintech start-up. Overall, hedge funds’ performance this year has been lackluster.
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ACLU cries foul over government use of facial recognition

Advancements in video surveillance technology combined with the rise of artificial intelligence software have opened the proverbial floodgates for the development of facial recognition systems. What was once thought to be a crime-fighting tool for the fictitious detectives of books and movies, facial recognition solutions have garnered increasing interest from real-world organizations in both the public and private sectors.
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The Two-Step Process to Fix the Internet’s Identity Problem

In today’s digital world there are nearly 23.14 billion connected devices. Employees across the globe are using these devices to do everything from check personal and corporate emails to access corporate servers all by using their user name and passwords.
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