Security

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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