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DNA-based access control: the dystopian endgame

Posted by Kevin on July 27, 2015

Martin Zinaich yesterday excellently described what he calls the PIT: privacy invasive technology (Falling into the PIT). The implication is that this is a deep, steep pit from which it is already too late to escape. But there was one comment he makes that implies it is going to get worse: The problem with technology […]

HSBC IT Security: No Sale

Posted by Richard Smith on May 29, 2014

By Richard Smith (Twitter: @ncsmiff) HSBC, global bank, looks as if it could do with a hearty dose of global IT security. Let us traverse some of the timeline and sketch a few conclusions. In the US, in April 2005, HSBC told 180,000 customers that their credit information might be vulnerable to thieves. It was […]