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Patented system better secures digitally stored data

(Phys.org) —Arizona State University computer scientist Gail-Joon Ahn has been granted a U.S. patent for a novel identity management system that helps protect personal identity information stored on digital devices.

May 21, 2013
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Quantum cryptography goes maintream

(Phys.org)—Researchers from Toshiba and the Department of Engineering have perfected a technique that offers a less expensive way to ensure the security of high-speed fibre-optic cables, protecting communication ...

Dec 05, 2012
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Identifying ID theft and fraud

If the wife of FBI boss Robert Mueller has warned him not to use internet banking because of the threat of online fraud, then what hope is there for the average Jo? The results of research published in a forthcoming issue ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Let's Encrypt certificate authority to launch 2015

Web encryption for free—tough deal to turn down? After all the instances of cyberattacks, snoopers and sophisticated surveillance, encryption technology has become especially appreciated and familiar to ...

Nov 19, 2014 weblog
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AT&T stops adding Web tracking codes on cellphones

AT&T Mobility, the second-largest U.S. cellular provider, said Friday it is no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. The practice made it nearly ...

Nov 14, 2014
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Federal government struggles against cyberattacks

A $10 billion-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to Social Security identification numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an increasing number of cyberattacks and ...

Nov 10, 2014
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