Archives for: "September 2013"

  2013-09-15

How risky to privacy is Apple's fingerprint reader?

  22:11, by Hagai Bar-El   , 964 words
Categories: IT Security, Security Engineering
Congratulations to Apple for featuring a fingerprint reader as part of its new iPhone. It was reported by The Wall Street Journal here, in the blog of Bruce Schneier here, by Time Tech here, and in dozens of other places. Very much expectedly, this reve… more »

  2013-09-13

Protecting private data: with law or with technology?

  13:54, by Hagai Bar-El   , 954 words
Categories: Security Policies, Security, Counter-media
There is an ongoing debate on the need for new regulations that protect individuals' personal data. Regulation is said to be required to protect the personal data of citizens, consumers, patients, etc., both against corporate service providers… more »