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BBC News: Has the humble password had its day?

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Has the humble password had its day?

User-generated passwords are easily forgotten, guessed and stolen, so what alternative technologies can we use to establish our identities? 9 more words

Cybersecurity

Soon, biometric system in all ministries

Soon all ministries and central departments will get biometric attendance system, which will be linked with Adhaar number of each employees. 

Sources said that the entire project across all departments will be implemented by National Informatics Centre ( NIC) and an order will be issued soon. 181 more words

Mamamahayag sa Palawan, hiniling na palaganapin ang biometrics voter registration

BY: ORLAN C. JABAGAT

PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, August 29 (PIA) — Hiningi ng lokal na pamahalaan ang tulong ng Provincial Information Office (PIO) at mga lokal na mamamahayag sa Palawan para mas maging maigting ang pagpapalaganap ng RA 10367 o ang mandatory biometrics voter registration. 236 more words

News

Locks, keys, and passwords have all seen their heyday

When I first started paying attention to smartphone-based locks, I was worried about them being hacked and their batteries going dead. Still am. I initially thought that we would still be defaulting to physical locks and keys for some time to come. 138 more words

Medical Matters and Biometrics

Yesterday I experienced a first: in order to get a residency visa in Dubai, one must have a chest x-ray to check for TB and a blood test to check for HIV. 809 more words

Dubai

biometric authentication & you

The problem of authentication, of verifying one’s identity, is becoming increasingly complex. How do I prove that I really am me to thus gain access to the benefits of being me? 779 more words

Authentication

Lock down your golf cart with ATtiny85

Some of us are lucky enough to live in communities where a typical commute is conducted within the breezy confines of a golf cart. Though, the security on a typical golf cart isn’t necessarily up to snuff. 296 more words

Makers Movement