The Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona is jam-packed with mobile innovations. Here, I would like to highlight those trends and innovations that stood out most, kicking it off with a much expected 'mobile gadget'.
"Data is the key to success." But poor data protection opens doors for hackers. On top of that, companies must stick to more and more rules when it comes to data protection. However, good data protection is not as complicated and impossible as it sounds. That is why we want to denounce some ineradicable statements here. Fact or myth?
Schools have begun again which means classrooms are filled students the teachers need to motivate. All these students have one thing in common: (almost) each of them owns a smartphone with which the teacher has to compete for attention. But isn’t the mobile phone actually a profound opportunity to reach and engage students?
OTP is a string of characters or numbers automatically generated to be used for one single login attempt. OTP, One Time Passwords in full, can be sent to the user’s phone via SMS or Push messaging and is used to protect web-based services, private credentials and data. OTP’s will minimize the risk of fraudulent login attempts and thus the risk of stolen data. OTP’s come in all shapes and sizes, but always add an extra layer of authentication. Which type of OTP best suits you?
French YouTube star Michaël, alias MICODE, is a rising vlogger in France and an expert when it comes to hacking prevention and internet security. In the latest video on his YouTube channel, he talks about two-factor authentication and its value when securing online accounts.
Today is Safer Internet Day. Safer internet. That’s quite a goal, isn’t it? Surely, we can all agree that improving internet security is important. Especially now that the internet is tapping into more and more territories. But with all the online threats, the road to a safe internet comes with many challenges. What can you do to secure the safety of your data and that of your customers?
Something you know, something you have: These two factors are the holy grail in two-factor authentication, an authentication method that is widely used in combination with sms text messages. The NIST, the agency that establishes technical standards and policies for the US government, however, declared it unsecure.
“Today, we see a rising number of fraud cases with and hacks through our mobile smartphones, something that was rarely seen some years ago. Until now. Our mobile phones have become an attractive target for criminals.”
The various data leaks and thefts follow one another at a rapid pace. In the digitalising society, data has never been so important, but also never so vulnerable. How to prevent the number of data thefts? Awareness about your digital security and about sharing knowledge are of key importance as far as this is concerned, SecureLink states.
Fraud with online transactions in the United States has lead to a loss of about five percent of revenues of organisations every year, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners has calculated. Mobile Commerce and International Merchants experience big losses, BusinessWire has learned.