March 27, 2018
Preventing data leaks
Personal data and credentials can sell for thousands of euros on the black market, so it is inevitable that attackers are always on the lookout for ways to attack online applications and gain access or extract important data stored within.
March 20, 2018
Creating the ideal web product through User Experience (UX)
Website design has come a long way since the first web page was designed by Tim Berners-Lee in 1991. Since then, evolution of the web design industry has developed to such an extent that there now exists a set of criteria one can apply at the outset of the design process - User Experience design (UX) - which is geared towards a positive outcome from a user’s perspective and is an integral part of the product design process. Jean Luca Pantalleresco gives us more detail.
February 02, 2018
Meltdown and Spectre: Vulnerabilities in Modern Computers
We’ve begun the new year with a lot of patching and discussions about our computer’s security. The terms used for these current vulnerabilities is “Meltdown” and “Spectre”. One might ask why these vulnerabilities are so newsworthy. Usually we just install software patches and the problem goes away… Right?
January 16, 2018
The leaps and bounds of facial recognition
From the start, facial recognition systems were always aimed at improving security in our daily life. Following the recent announcement from Apple that their newest iPhone X phone now supports this technology, not only to unlock the phone but to also pay online, people are asking whether this is a question of “too soon” or whether face recognition is actually secure enough to identify people for online transaction tasks.