How to Make the Internet of Things Safe
Nov17

How to Make the Internet of Things Safe

In recent years, the Internet of Things has been developing rapidly. Today, not only computers and smartphones can access the network. Many kinds of home appliances, including refrigerators and washing machines, are also connected to the World Wide Web. The idea of such devices is certainly good: Internet connection allows you to manage them even at a considerable distance. It’s comfortable to use a smartphone on your way home to...

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Biometric Authentication Pros and Cons
Nov13

Biometric Authentication Pros and Cons

If someone steals your password, you can change it. But if someone steals your thumbprint, you can’t get a new thumb. The failure modes are very different. – Bruce Schneier The popularity and availability of information technologies are constantly increasing. And at the same time increases the number of threats associated with their use. The main one is the danger of critical information leakage – both personal and corporate....

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Two-Factor Authentication 2015: Opportunities and Prospects
Nov05

Two-Factor Authentication 2015: Opportunities and Prospects

Modern technologies have brought a lot of conveniences and opportunities into our lives, but also sharply reduced the chances of complete privacy. Photos that are not intended for prying eyes, credit card numbers, passwords for accounts in social networks and e-mail services, business documents stored in cloud services, the hand of a hacker is able to reach all this with little to no effort. Traditionally one of the most vulnerable...

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One-Time Passwords: Generation Algorithms and Overview of the Main Types of Tokens
Nov02

One-Time Passwords: Generation Algorithms and Overview of the Main Types of Tokens

The use of one-time passwords Amid the constantly growing online business segment, data protection has to be particularly reliable. If you still can ‘survive’ the hacking of your personal page on social networks (though it’s extremely unpleasant too), the loss of business information can lead not only to the loss of reputation and income but even to the closure of the company. One of the most defenseless points in the information...

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