Entries by SecureTech

Twitter employees required to use security keys after 2020 hack

Twitter rolled out security keys to its entire workforce and made two-factor authentication (2FA) mandatory for accessing internal systems following last year’s hack. The company migrated all of its employees from legacy 2FA using SMS or authenticator apps to security keys in less than three months, according to Twitter’s Senior IT Product Manager Nick Fohs […]

Facebook wants to turbo-charge smart glasses. Researcher wonders if it can do it right

A computer security and privacy researcher who also is an investor in augmented reality took a look at Facebook’s latest smart-glasses project and found biometric-identifier concerns for the recordable world as well as for the recorder. In an opinion article published by The Conversation, Indiana University computer science professor Apu Kapadia compares Facebook’s Ego4D project […]

The best smartwatches of 2021: Which is right for you?

Whether you like to play hard and need a watch that will keep up, or need a sleek business watch that makes work simpler, there are some great options for wearable fans this year. 2021 has been flying by fast, and with it has gone the release of a glut of smartwatches from tech giants […]