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KoolSpan U: Weekly Word Wednesday – Biometrics

Many of us have seen fingerprint and eye scanners used in futuristic movies as a form of security, but now the examination of biological data from unique traits like your heartbeat to your fingerprints is the next wave of security.…

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KoolSpan U: Weekly Word Wednesday – The “Blues”

Many of us remember the days when the only way to connect our multitude of devices was with a tangled mess of cables. Luckily, today we are able to avoid those pesky wires with Bluetooth technology, which allows users to …

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KoolSpan Adds Former Cisco Senior Vice President of Government and Intel Brad Boston to Board of Directors

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Bethesda, Md. (March 26, 2014) — KoolSpan Inc., a communications security company named a top “Company to Watch” by Federal Computer Week, today announced the appointment of new board member Brad Boston, the current President and CEO of NetNumber. Boston …

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KoolSpan U: Weekly Word Wednesday – Transport Layer Security (TLS)

The successor to Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, the original internet massage transmission security tool, today the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol is used for ensuring privacy throughout client-server-based interactions over the web. The TLS protocol is composed of two …

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KoolSpan U: Weekly Word Wednesday – Pen Testing

An important first step in evaluating the security of a computer or device is known as penetration testing, or pen testing, which is used to find system vulnerabilities that could be exploited by an attacker.

With many software applications, testing …

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KoolSpan U: Weekly Word Wednesday – The Security Threat with the “Internet of Things”

The “Internet of Things” is a catch-all phrase that has been hot in the headlines recently. With the influx of wearables into the consumer spotlight, mostly led by Google Glass and other CES show introductions earlier this year, these new …

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Nigel Jones Speaks About Supply Chain Security At Recent RSA Conference

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KoolSpan’s CFO Nigel Jones recently spoke on a panel at the RSA Conference about supply-chain security, and his comments were quoted in a new article in Dark Reading. You can read the full article here:
http://www.darkreading.com/advanced-threats/supply-chain-threats-still-an-uncertain/240166399…

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KoolSpan U: Weekly Word Wednesday – Geofencing

An important feature in many software programs and mobile applications, geofencing makes use of global positioning systems (GPS) and radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies by creating boundaries that result in a sort of virtual “fence.” Geofencing allows for alerts to …

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KoolSpan U: Weekly Word Wednesday – Controller Area Network (CAN) Bus

With connected cars becoming the way of the future, it’s easy to wonder how drivers will keep their vehicles safe from hackers finding their way into the internal computer of the car. And recently, it was revealed by Spanish security …

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KoolSpan and Trustonic Announce Global Partnership; Introduce Secure Voice and Data Solutions Built on TEE Enhanced Smart Devices at Mobile World Congress 2014

Bethesda, Md. and Barcelona, Spain (February 24, 2014) — KoolSpan, Inc. announced today at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, a strategic partnership to enable KoolSpan’s TrustCall® secure voice communication with the Trustonic ‹t™-base Trusted Execution Environment (TEE).…

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