• iCloud Hack Highlights Need For Strong Authentication

    As we all know, hackers gained access to sensitive photos stored on celebrities' iCloud accounts. After investigating the breach, it appears that software used by law enforcement agencies to retrieve data from iPhones may have been used to steal the celebrity photos. How can similar breaches be avoided?

        in Authentication, Data Breach
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  • Bypassing Fingerprint Biometrics Nothing New

    So, Germany’s Chaos Computer Club — which weirdly sounds like an outcast AV group at someone’s high school — claims to have circumvented Apple’s new Touch ID fingerprint biometric sensor featured on the just-released iPhone 5s. This isn’t news. Sure, it’s new in relation to attacking the consumer-loved iPhone image. But the “hack” shown is more than 10 years old.

        in Identity Assurance, Mobility
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  • iPhone 5s Gains Biometric Authentication via ‘Touch ID’ Home Button

    Biometric security is once again moving to the forefront of mobile technology. During Apple’s unveiling of the new iPhone 5s today, one of the newest features is the introduction of a fingerprint reader to add consumer-level biometric authentication. It is the first major U.S.-based mobile manufacturer to incorporate a fingerprint scanner since Motorola released the Atrix 4G in 2011. Referred

        in Identity Assurance, Mobility
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  • Security Hardening iPhones and iPads

    Blogmaster Note: This was originally posted on April 12,  2012 to ComputerWorld UK’s Security Spotlight Blog. BYOD, or “Bring Your Own Device” is one of the IT trends that I’m sure you know about, if not by that name. Driven by the users themselves, who go out and get cool new kit — iOS, Android, their own BlackBerries, and so on.

        in Mobility
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  • iPhone 5s Gains Biometric Authentication via ‘Touch ID’ Home Button

    Biometric security is once again moving to the forefront of mobile technology. During Apple’s unveiling of the new iPhone 5s today, one of the newest features is the introduction of a fingerprint reader to add consumer-level biometric authentication. It is the first major U.S.-based mobile manufacturer to incorporate a fingerprint scanner since Motorola released the Atrix 4G in 2011. Referred

        in Identity Assurance, Mobility
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  • Security Hardening iPhones and iPads

    Blogmaster Note: This was originally posted on April 12,  2012 to ComputerWorld UK’s Security Spotlight Blog. BYOD, or “Bring Your Own Device” is one of the IT trends that I’m sure you know about, if not by that name. Driven by the users themselves, who go out and get cool new kit — iOS, Android, their own BlackBerries, and so on.

        in Mobility
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