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Intel buys Canadian firm to handle ‘password fatigue’

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) has snapped up a Montreal-based company that offers a service almost anyone can use – the...

December 1st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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How much is too much IT security?

Usually security implementers are aware of all the red tape they create, and evaluate the trade-offs against the value of...

August 27th, 2014 Donna Lindskog

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Behavior-based typing analysis may strengthen passwords

Before the computer age, spies sent some reports by Morse code.  Each had his or her own way of sending...

August 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Researchers give a red light to Web-based password managers

If you're like me, you have at least a dozen online passwords to keep track of. For work alone there...

July 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Are Canadian bank passwords safe enough?

Since the dawn of computing typing passwords on a keyboard has been the standard way of ensuring secure access to...

April 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Employees not so smart about employer data on their smartphones: survey

Don't leave your smartphone on the table at the coffee shop. It's sensible advice. And yet too many users do...

April 28th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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How simple changes can beef up passwords

Remember when the IT department used to remind users not to stick onto their computer screens post-it-notes with their passwords...

September 23rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Bionym Inc.'s Nymi wearable biometric authentication device

Toronto firm uses heartbeat as password

Sure they’re being used on the new iPhone 5S, but fingerprint scanners are so yesterday. Toronto biometrics firm Bionym Inc.,...

September 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Twitter settles FTC privacy complaint

Twitter settles FTC privacy complaint

Social-networking giant Twitter Inc. has agreed to settle a complaint from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission alleging that the company...

June 24th, 2010 Grant Gross