What ‘Fight Club’ Taught Me About Protecting My Online Personas

Dissociative identity disorder, AKA multiple personality disorder, is a human condition by which the victim’s personality becomes fragmented into two or more distinctive states. DID has long been a rich topic for Hollywood screen writers. The movie Fight Club, in which Edward Norton and Brad Pitt portray polar opposite personalities of the main protagonist, is … Continue reading What ‘Fight Club’ Taught Me About Protecting My Online Personas

For Apple, Perfection Has A Price

Last week, Apple lost control of its iPhone Secure Enclave Processor encryption key when a hacker, “xerub”, released the key. According to analysts, the release of the encryption key isn’t going to effect user data but it does bring into question one of Apple’s main selling points – security. This may help to boost the … Continue reading For Apple, Perfection Has A Price

Is Mastercard Bridging the Gap From Passwords to Biometrics?

MasterCard rolled out an interesting initiative a few weeks back in South Africa. The company developed cards with an additional layer of security to counteract fraud — a biometric fingerprint sensor. By combining chip technology with your fingerprint, the company can now verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. The process is quite simple in … Continue reading Is Mastercard Bridging the Gap From Passwords to Biometrics?

The Fate of the Furious Makes It Clear: Cyber Insurance Needs Uncommon Solutions

“It’s Zombie Time.” – Cipher | The Fate and Furious (2017) Those are the words during the zombie car chase scene that cyberterrorist Cipher (Charlize Theron) uttered when she hacked hundreds of cars in a New York City car chase where Dominic Torreto (Vin Diesel) had to chase an armored limo to get a suitcase. … Continue reading The Fate of the Furious Makes It Clear: Cyber Insurance Needs Uncommon Solutions

Hewlett Packard’s Bet On A Flash Future

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced a new SimpliVity appliance. With the recent acquisition of Nimble Storage Inc. for $1.2 billion, I’m curious to see how Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will utilize the data storage provider. Nimble had a value of $750 million. So even if HPE wants to expand its presence in the fast-growing flash … Continue reading Hewlett Packard’s Bet On A Flash Future

IPv6: Technology That Will Save E-Commerce & IoT

Republished from AlleyWatch The internet was conceived decades ago for U.S. research scientists to communicate with each other. It was an enigma that few would have thought would foster individual participation through social media, increase innovation in human development, and create an information-dependent global economy. While the backbone of the internet was built on Internet … Continue reading IPv6: Technology That Will Save E-Commerce & IoT

V2V Communication Protocol & the Three Pillars of Autonomous Vehicles

republished from IoTOne Think about what Wi-Fi, laptops, and the Internet did for social networks. It not only created a better avenue for communication but also efficiency to help launch some of the greatest companies today. Such is the theoretical promise of embedded sensors, cameras, and communication devices that will help autonomous motor vehicles “talk” … Continue reading V2V Communication Protocol & the Three Pillars of Autonomous Vehicles