Users Sign In With Sound?

Users Sign In With Sound?

Google has acquired Israeli start-up SlickLogin in a move that could make signing into your Google accounts a lot more secure. Of course, tech giants often acquire smaller companies for the talent, not the product, so there is no guarantee that Google will implement SlickLogin’s unique two-step verification technology. That would be a shame, because it seems like a pretty smart solution to a tricky security problem. Currently, Google’s optional two-step verification system works like this: You enter your username and password, and then Google...

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Iranian hacking Navy computers

Iranian hacking Navy computers

An Iranian hack of the Navy’s largest unclassified computer network reportedly took more than four months to resolve, raising concern among some lawmakers about security gaps exposed by the attack. The Wall Street Journal, citing current and former U.S. officials, reported late Monday that the cyberattack targeted the Navy Marine Corps Internet, which is used by the Navy Department to host websites, store nonsensitive information, and handle voice, video, and data communications. The paper reported that the hackers were able to remain...

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5 Best iPhone Apps of 2013

5 Best iPhone Apps of 2013

Mobile apps can be a lifesaver in business. When you are running late for a board meeting or you need to keep tabs on social networks on the go, apps can make the difference between being highly connected or completely out of touch. Over the past year, these five apps earned a prominent place on my home screen for daily business activities. 1. Cloze The Cloze app for iPhone aims to make sense of digital pandemonium. Once you link your email and social networks like LinkedIn and Facebook, the app shows you buckets for your most important...

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Moving to the Cloud? 5 Things to Know.

Moving to the Cloud? 5 Things to Know.

Moving to the Cloud? 5 Things to Think About                                                                                                                                                                 Moving from a physical infrastructure to a virtual and cloud environment allows companies to harness the full power of Big Data and super-charge their business operations. Making this transition requires a unified view of a complex environment – and a proactive IT department ready to address the issues and challenges that will arise. Here...

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Super Fast Google Fiber

Super Fast Google Fiber

According to Google CFO Patrick Pichette, the search giant is working on increasing Google Fiber speed by ten-fold. Detailed within a report published by USA Today, Pichette was speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference when he mentioned that developers at Google are attempting to achieve data transfer rates of 10 gigabits per second. This would be a significant increase over Google Fiber’s 1 gigabit per second rate and a massive boost over the average rate of 9.8 Mbps within the United States. Of course, it’s unlikely...

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