As San Francisco moves to regulate the use of facial recognition systems, we reflect on some of the many ‘faces’ of the fast-growing technology. Last week, San Francisco became the first city in the United States to ban the use of facial recognition technology, at least by law enforcement, local agencies, and the city’s transport … More What the ban on facial recognition tech will – and will not – do
There’s a digital treasure trove to be had in your home so you should take steps to protect it. There isn’t a square meter of the show floor here at CES that doesn’t have some gadget connected to the internet. Whether tiny robots, your next house lighting controller, or new-fangled drink machine, it’s all connected. … More Do you know who your home is talking to?
What’s in store for automotive security once cars morph into mobile living rooms and working spaces? And how about transportation at large? There is a certain singularity to CES (Consumer Electronics Show), where vehicles, security, and a host of technologic doodads unite around a given platform, in this case the car. As these converge, they’re … More Securing the car
In the startup area of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018, I watch as a founder pitches a variant of Raspberry Pi in a case with a touchscreen with great graphics aimed at getting kids to engage in tech. Teaching kids to code with a drag-n-drop interface is just one of a myriad of tech projects … More CES 2018: The price of tech is dropping, kids can do this!
Journalist Kevin Townsend asked me a few months ago for commentary on phishing, for an article he was researching. He said: Phishing really comes down to 2 basic questions: Can technology ever solve the problem & what are the best approaches? Can awareness training ever solve the problem? How? If the answer is ‘no’ to … More Security and Education