Wireless Networks


MasterCard Combats Online Fraud

MasterCard Worldwide connects users through global payments and technology, but the company is now taking a proactive approach to online fraud by teaming up with Silver Tail Systems. The web session intelligence provider willl focus on leveraging and creating innovative solutions to help combat online fraud at MasterCard.

HFES Offers Tips on Improving Website Password Practices

In an upcoming article from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), human factors/ergonomics researchers identify impediments to efficient password creation and provide design strategies for enhancing the user experience.

Cellular Activity

This just in: There are now more cell phone users on the planet than wearers of shoes. That random yet eye-opening nugget comes courtesy of WikiAnswers, so consider the source, but still: more than shoes?

Sony's CLEFIA Encryption Technology Adopted as International Standard

CLEFIA was adopted as one of the ISO/IEC 29192 International Standards in lightweight cryptography.

Adelante Healthcare Standardizes on Brivo for Access Control Management

One Arizona-based non-profit will soon be equipped with Brivo access control management systems within its facilities.

Ottawa Senators Enhances Stadium Security System in Time for NHL All-Star Game

This week, the Ottawa Senators and Scotiabank Place will play host to the NHL All-Star Game with enhanced facility surveillance.

Consumers Should Be Vigilant in Wake of Zappos Cyberattack

As an estimated 24 million Zappos.com customers begin receiving notifications that some of their personal data have been compromised in a massive cyberattack, an Indiana University cybersecurity expert is warning those affected to be on the lookout for targeted fraud attempts.

STR3EM V3 Demonstrates UltraViolet Inspired Technology Integrated with Facebook

STR3EM, a digital entertainment access rights software provider, recently announced the worldwide licensing availability of the third major version update to their Facebook integrated middleware platform.



Researcher Invents Wi-Fi Light Bulbs

A University of Edinburgh engineer has been named among the top inventors in the world in high-profile publications.

NIST Expands Government Authentication Options

A newly revised publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) expands the options for government agencies that need to verify the identity of users of their Web-based services.

Honeywell Launches RIM BlackBerry App for Total Access 2.0 Remote Services

Honeywell International recently launched a new application for RIM BlackBerry devices that enables live, look-in video viewing and easy fingertip control of Honeywell Security Systems.

Some Smartphone Models More Vulnerable to Attack

New research from North Carolina State University shows that some smartphones specifically designed to support the Android mobile platform have incorporated additional features that can be used by hackers to bypass Android’s security features, making them more vulnerable to attack. Android has the largest share of the smartphone market in the U.S.

'Tis the Season to Shred Your Confidential Files

In the rush of the holiday season it can be easy to put aside important day-to-day tasks like information management and security. But keeping records organized and properly disposing of documents is key to protecting your valuable information.

Evading Surveillance on Reality TV

In a world driven by technological advancements that include mobile monitoring and 24/7 surveillance, the idea of disconnecting from Big Brother seems relatively impossible.

Evading Surveillance on Reality TV

In a world driven by technological advancements that include mobile monitoring and 24/7 surveillance, the idea of disconnecting from Big Brother seems relatively impossible.

RSA Shuts Down More Than 500,000 Cyber Attacks Across 185 Countries

RSA FraudAction anti-phishing and anti-Trojan service recently reached a milestone in the fight against cyber crime. The service shut down its 500,000th online attack on behalf of its global customers and, to date, has helped them prevent an estimated US$7.5 billion in potential fraud losses.

Study: Cyber Attackers Think Like Regular Crooks

Researchers are applying criminological concepts in the study of cybercrime.

Survey Shows Gap Between Americans' Online Security Perceptions and Cyber Security Best Practices

Approximately 92 percent of Americans believe that a safe and secure Internet is crucial to our nation's economic security and 81 percent of Americans want to learn more about being safe and secure online, but there still exists a visible disconnect between Americans' perceptions of their online safety practices versus the reality of their actual safety practices.

Saving Money

Saving Money

Most security professionals know that wireless systems remove the expense of running wire to all access points, a project that takes too much time and wreaks havoc throughout the facility while the job is being done.

Businesses Increasingly Under Attack From Cyber-Security Threats

SonicWALL, Inc., provider of intelligent network security and data protection solutions, recently issued its mid-year cyber-threat intelligence bulletin.

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