Tag: Digital Security

The art of a technology blog

It’s always pleasing to see creative, informed content get the recognition it deserves, particularly in the world of social media so I decided to look at some of the security, telecoms and emerging tech blogs that we’ve been following here at Gemalto.

One year on

Today, dear reader, our blog is one year old. That’s right – our very first post was 365 days ago on 10th February 2011. We feel we have grown with the blog, expanding our hub to include a telecoms blog and one focused on enterprise security covering a multitude of topics and industries. While ‘Digital […]

IoT

“12345” thoughts on securing access

Earlier this year, I posted a somewhat comical blog on a list of the weakest passwords being used in corporations. While we all know we will have users that use “password” for their password, it never ceases to amaze me that even with the number of recommendation and best practices available we still see major […]

Strong authentication, not ‘snail mail’, is the answer to cybercrime

In early nineteenth century England, members of the ‘Luddite’ movement protested against the onset of the industrial revolution by destroying the machinery which they believed was jeopardising their careers as skilled tradesmen. Since then the term has become synonymous with all of those who shun technological progress in favour of more antiquated methods. There is […]

Digital life after death

Most of us have more than one life. If this sounds strange, I’m referring of course to the digital life that more and more of us subscribe to every day. But when our time comes to an end, the question of what happens to our digital assets is an increasingly important question. Personally, I have my Twitter, […]

Carriers agree to try and prevent mobile theft – but…

I imagine, like me, you probably carry your mobile phone with you all the time.  I’ve never had mine stolen, but mobile phone theft is actually a really big problem globally, but especially in the United States.  Did you know that in 2011, 42 percent of all property crimes of individuals in New York involved […]