What you should know about changing your password too often – but is this really the problem with passwords?

What you should know about changing your password too often – but is this really the problem with passwords?

Passwords – now, that’s a topic which has been at the forefront of the industry for the last couple of years. Whether we discuss the most secure and efficient way to store them, how to manage and create them or if someday soon enough they’ll be completely replaced by biometrics, traditional passwords are a buzzword […]

Who’s winning in the infamous war between stability and new features?

Who’s winning in the infamous war between stability and new features?

The industry expects fast, flexible, complex yet easy to use applications. At the same time, developers want to deliver a stable environment which ensures a good user experience, security and reduces the risk of encountering unexpected performance issues. All of these on a strict deadline, of course. In the battle of stability vs. new features, […]

Ho Ho Ho!

Ho Ho Ho!

Let’s all defraud-O It’s the holiday season again and we are all busy finalizing projects, closing last-minute deals, preparing for next year’s challenges and shopping around the Christmas tree. All this time, fraudsters are also extremely busy finding new and, possibly, untraceable ways to steal our money. This time of the year, consumers are always […]

Using biometrics to authenticate

Welcome to the era of biometrics

Biometrics: A few decades ago, even the thought of having your retina scanned or fingerprints used outside the police department sounded like a science-fiction movie. But today, you can just blink at an ATM and withdraw the amount of cash you need. Joke? No. In Jordan, people can walk up to a bank teller and […]

IoT: connected devices

Looking to the future of IoT with a critical eye

After a long day at the office the only thing I want and need is to prepare a nice, healthy salad and go to bed. But looking through the fridge I realize that half of the products in it are expired and the other half is no use for the recipe I had in mind. […]

Digital persona

Digital identity as a commodity of the future

Will our digital persona be enough to complete financial transactions? Iago, Shakespeare’s most sinister villain, expresses the idea that someone’s “good name” is his best asset. During a conversation with Othello, the character states that stealing someone’s money wouldn’t mean much, but stealing his reputation would make the thief richer and the victim much poorer. […]