How small firms lock down data

Thursday, 20 July 2006, 3:40 AM EST

The readers substitute for passwords when employees access company databases. Workers must be physically in the office to press their fingers on the readers so the devices can verify they're company employees. Substituting the readers for passwords makes it much more difficult for hackers to raid the company's network remotely.

At CIO Today.

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