Home Security Tips for the Holidays

Whether you’re travelling to visit family or just taking a much needed vacation, there are a few very important security measures to get in place before you leave,. Keep in mind that thieves don’t take a vacation for the holiday season. In fact, the ho…

December 2, 2019
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This Ring Uses a Fake Fingerprint to Protect Your Biometric Data

Consumers increasingly rely on fingerprint and facial scans to unlock their electronic devices, but what happens if their biometric data ends up in the wrong hands? Antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab has come up with a potential safeguard: a ring that generates a synthetic fingerprint to unlock devices. The ring is designed to address a key vulnerability with biometric authentication—your face and fingerprints can’t be reset like a password if copies…

December 2, 2019
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BrandPost: Above and Beyond: Driving Digital Transformations in Poland’s Growing Business Sector

Business at Beyond.pl is booming as Poland’s economy continues to grow rapidly. A significant factor in this growth is the cloud and the benefits it offers. Among many other services, the company offers public and private cloud solutions based on VMware technology. For example, both of Beyond.pl’s data centers deliver cloud services that are VMware Cloud Verified. “Our VMware cloud enables our business customers to quickly expand their computing resources…

December 2, 2019
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EU sets port cyber attack protection plan

The “digital transformation” that has taken place within ports in recent years has come hand in hand with growing cyber-related risks, a new EU-sponsored study says. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Cyber attack risks facing the port ecosystem and how to combat them have been outlined in a new report released by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA). Titled “Port Cybersecurity — Good practices for cybersecurity in the maritime sector,” the report…

December 2, 2019
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Reptiles Known as ‘Living Rocks’ Show Surprising Cognitive Powers

Giant tortoises can learn and remember tasks, and master lessons much faster when trained in groups. From a report: Tamar Gutnick and Michael Kuba at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel, and Anton Weissenbacher at Schonbrunn Zoo in Vienna trained Galapagos tortoises (Chelonoides nigra) and Aldabra tortoises (Aldabrachelys gigantea) to bite a ball of a particular colour — blue, green or yellow. When tested three months later, the tortoises recalled…

December 2, 2019
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