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By m3 Networks on Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Despite 2011 being one of the worst on record for hacking and data breaches, users continue to employ extremely common passwords.
By Mark Riddell on Thursday, September 09, 2010
When it comes to fingerprint identification, there is a myth that I feel needs addressed:

"I don't want my fingerprint stored" Most people seem to think that when they use a fingerprint scanner that their fingerprint is being captured and stored. This is not the case. The Digital Persona U.are.U 4500 fingerprint readers that we supply reference 10 unique points on your fingerprint, and then converts this data into a 256-bit string. There is no data stored that would personally identify you.

By Mark Riddell on Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Well, for Zurich UK, it just did. The insurance giants have been fined a record £2.28m for losing details on 46,000 customers that could have led to burglary and fraud.

Zurich said it acknowledged the incident was "unacceptable" and added that it had served to remind it of the need to improve the ways in which it tried to protect customer data.

Included in the data was credit card and bank account details of some of their customers, yet they said that "it had seen no evidence that suggested...
By m3 Networks on Monday, August 23, 2010
We recently started using a finger print identity solution in the m3 Networks office in Perth and we are now able to offer these solutions to our customers.

The short explanation of how it works; you have a USB finger print reader on your desk. When you come to login to the network you simply touch your finger on the reader and you are magically logged in, without having to type a username or password. The system can also store login credentials for all the websites that you regularly have to login to.


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