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Google Services Track User Movements In Privacy Faux Pas

Device privacy continues to be a top concern this year as consumers start thinking about when, how and why their personal data is collected. Google is the latest technology giant to find itself in hot water around privacy after a new report alleged that Google services track customers’ movements – even when they opt out.
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Why Aren’t Regulators Fixing MFA Security Standards?

The use of biometric identifications systems in the financial sector is mushrooming as banks, credit card companies, and other institutions adopt them to improve security. Whilst regulations, like the EU’s Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and new ones from The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), are spurring this by requiring multi-factor authentication (MFA).
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Sovrin Network ID Platform Gets Another ‘Founding Steward’

Biometric authentication specialist Veridium itself became a ‘founding Steward’ of the Sovrin Network, an identity platform based on blockchain technology that is intended to become a global, public utility. Founding Stewards commit to support the platform by offering hardware, network, and/or security resources for its operations.
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Physical security keys eliminate phishing at Google

Google claims it has completely eliminated successful phishing attacks against its employees through the use of physical security keys and Universal Second Factor. However, John Callahan, CTO at Veridium, an identity and access management software vendor based in Quincy, Mass., noted that there are also benefits to users opting for 2FA via smartphone.
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Announcing the 2018 BostonFest Coolest Companies Finalists

Now in its seventh edition, the Coolest Companies is not about winning (okay, okay, it’s also about winning); we see it as a chance to create a spotlight for the companies that have the best culture, or that are working on the coolest stuff—in other words, the places where employees end up being happy.
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Boston Tech Deals Roundup – Acquisitions and Funding News

Veridium is creating a different approach to enterprise security using biometrics. Investors: Michael Spencer and Michael Powell Location: Quincy
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Veridium Becomes a Founding Sovrin Network Steward

Veridium appears to be well-suited to Sovrin’s project, given its focus on biometric authentication – a mechanism that can be used with blockchain identity platforms to protect the personally sensitive information of end users while still verifying their identities.
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Veridium Announces Support for Sovrin Blockchain Identity Platform

Veridium is now, in the parlance of Sovrin, a ‘founding Steward’ of the network, joining other major backers including Cisco, Deutsche Telekom, and IBM. Sovrin Stewards commit to offering network, hardware, and security resources to support the Sovrin Network’s operation.
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Veridium Named Founding Steward of the Sovrin Network

The Sovrin Foundation today announced that biometric security innovator, Veridium would join the the Sovrin Network as its newest founding Steward. Veridium will collaborate with other Stewards to create, operate, and maintain the foundation’s self-sovereign identity network.
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Veridium brings biometric authentication to the Sovrin Network for self-sovereign identity

Veridium has joined the Sovrin Foundation as a founding Steward, and will collaborate with other Stewards to create, operate, and maintain the self-sovereign identity network managed by the foundation.
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