Security

It’s always harder to hack a moving target

This blog post was authored by Ayman Jarrous and Fady Copty, research staff members at IBM Research – Haifa. When it comes to hacking, there are always new techniques being used by both us good guys who work in security, and the bad guys who are trying to exploit system vulnerabilities. Today’s tools are getting […]

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Delivering financial services via blockchain

Have you recently bought a house, or sold shares in a company, or maybe sent money overseas? If so, I suspect that the experience has left you wondering why these simple transactions take so much time and cost so much money. In each case, what looks like a simple financial transaction takes place over many […]

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Data Privacy Day Webinar: Protecting personal information can be easy

Your personal identity data was worth several hundred dollars on the black market 10 years ago. Today, it’s worth pocket change. Why? Because it’s easier to steal this information than ever before.As more pieces of our lives go online, we regularly have to authenticate ourselves for service providers, including social media tools and e-commerce sites. […]

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IBM’s privacy-friendly Identity Mixer meets the Internet of Things

Prof. Gomez Skarmeta When IBM scientist Dr. Jan Camenisch co-invented Identity Mixer, a cryptographic algorithm to protect personal data, his goal was to help people take back control of their data, like date of birth, age, and address. After more than a decade of research and development, Identity Mixer is now available as an easy […]

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