Researchers use fingerprints to secure networks

Friday, 24 February 2006, 6:54 PM EST

University of Buffalo researchers say they have put their fingers on a way to improve security of wireless handheld devices and Web sites.

The findings could also help eliminate the need to remember a dizzying array of passwords and aid forensics specialists, according to Venu Govindaraju, a University of Buffalo professor of computer science and engineering, and director of the school's Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors (CUBS).

At PC World.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

How security pros deal with cybercrime extortion

1 in 3 security professionals recommend negotiating with cybercriminals for the return of stolen data or the restoration of encrypted files. 86% of security professionals believed their peers at other organizations have brokered deals with cybercriminals.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Wed, Apr 1st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //