Giving your passwords the finger: a review of fingerprint scanners

Monday, 25 June 2007, 11:40 AM EST

The fingerprint scanners in this roundup are intended to simplify your life by eliminating the need to remember a bunch of passwords or write them down on a piece of paper that could be viewed by a passerby in your office place or home. Each time you want to log into Windows, for example, you simply need to place your finger on the fingerprint readers, and you would have access. If the reader supports your commonly-used applications, then you simply need to log into your application account using the fingerprint reader's menu once, and in the future you'll only need your prints.

At Ars Technica.

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Using Hollywood to improve your security program

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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