Tag Archives: Bluetooth

Near-Field Communication (NFC): What is it? Why Should You Care?

November 2, 2011 by David Mahdi     No Comments
This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Consumerization & NFC

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Consumerization & NFCWhat is NFC? According to Wikipedia, NFC — no, not the NFL’s National Football Conference — “allows for simplified transactions, data exchange, and wireless connections between two devices in close proximity to each other, usually by no more than a few centimeters.” Sounds [Read More...]

Filed Under: Mobility Tagged With: Bluetooth, Google, Microsoft

Strong Security to Access a Mobile Device? It better be easy!

May 26, 2011 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

I read and commented on an interesting blog post by Craig Mathias of NetworkWorld related to stronger authentication to access your mobile device – he suggested possible physical factors such as tokens, smart cards etc communicating through some form of wireless protocol such as bluetooth, RFID or  NFC.  I think his intentions are in the [Read More...]

Filed Under: Identity Assurance, Mobility Tagged With: Bluetooth, iPhone, mobile