Facial recognition: tech giants take a step back

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 15:30:00 +0000

Some of the big players in the field of facial recognition announced they will not provide their technology to law enforcement while there is no governing law.

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Lock and Code S1Ep5: Mythbusting and understanding VPNs with JP Taggart

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 15:00:00 +0000

This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to JP Taggart, senior security researcher at Malwarebytes, about VPNs—debunking their myths, explaining their actual capabilities, and providing some advice on what makes a strong VPN.

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The passwordless present: Will biometrics replace passwords forever?

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 15:00:00 +0000

The effectiveness of passwords to protect data has long been debated. Many have called for the death of passwords, instead pushing for biometrics to secure their most precious information. But is biometrics really a better, safer option?

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Stop facial recognition trials now, warns UK committee

Credit to Author: Danny Bradbury| Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:26:39 +0000

The UK government should suspend trials of automatic facial recognition systems until it can meet regulators’ concerns about the technology, according to a report released Friday.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/nakedsecurity/~4/0CSbKeo22L8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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