Know Identity Conference panelists explore the future of identity verification and digital trustworthiness

March 26-28, five identity experts will discuss the state of identity technology in a panel moderated by Basis Technology at the Know Identity Conference in Washington, D.C.. This blog post is the third in a  series to preview that conversation. Missed our previous posts? Learn more about the panelists and the current state of identity technology, then come back to… Read More Know Identity Conference panelists explore the future of identity verification and digital trustworthiness

News Monitors Blog: Bits: Data storage; polymer supercapacitors; zero field switching.

Scientists from RMIT University and Wuhan Institute of Technology demonstrated a next-generation optical disk with up to 10TB capacity and a six-century lifespan using gold nanoparticles. The technology could radically improve the energy efficiency of data centers according to the researchers, using 1000 times less power than a hard disk center by requiring far less cooling and… Read More News Monitors Blog: Bits: Data storage; polymer supercapacitors; zero field switching.

News Monitors blog: The Future of Space Exploration Technology

For almost 20 years, humans have maintained a continuous presence beyond Earth. The International Space Station has provided a habitat where humans can live and work for extended periods of time. Yet, despite having established a permanent base for life in space, terra firma is always in reach—within 254 miles, to be exact. If a… Read More News Monitors blog: The Future of Space Exploration Technology

Defending Data

We’ve got information coming out our ears — and our phones and social accounts — and ASU researchers are working to protect it In today’s fast-moving, high-tech world, we leave digital footprints nearly everywhere we go, our sensitive personal information is under attack from those who want to track our habits or steal our identities,… Read More Defending Data

OSINT What Do You Need to Know About Open Source Intelligence?

With social media users growing steadily, the worldwide quantity of digital data doubles every year. Skillful mining of Big Data is now an essential dimension of counterterrorism, cybersecurity, drug policy enforcement, border security, and intelligence gathering. Actionable analysis requires crossing traditional boundaries of geography, language, and culture. Law enforcement seeks predictive capabilities to protect civilians from… Read More OSINT What Do You Need to Know About Open Source Intelligence?

Moscow: US-backed SDF faces “destruction.” Pro-Iranian Iraqi force crosses into Syria

Israel’s strategic situation took several steps back in the first week of the New Year, chiefly: The US pulled back from E. Syria under Russian threat, allowing Iran to move in. In just one week, the dire perils, which many military and political experts warned against for years, are suddenly looming on Israel’s northern border.… Read More Moscow: US-backed SDF faces “destruction.” Pro-Iranian Iraqi force crosses into Syria

North Korea has up to 5,000 metric tons of chemical weapons

The London-based Center for Nonproliferation Studies estimates North Korea has stocked between 2,500 and 5,000 metric tons of chemical weapons, which could reach extremist hands. It includes a large supply of VX, the deadliest nerve gas ever created, which was used to assassinate Kim Jong Un’s half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, at Kuala Lumpur airport. Only… Read More North Korea has up to 5,000 metric tons of chemical weapons

Star of Real Housewives of Dallas in Lebanon with Texas-based Aid Organization’s “The Nazarene Fund”

Philanthropist, entrepreneur, CEO, and cast member of The Real Housewives of Dallas, D’Andra Simmons, is taking a brief interlude from the buzz around Bravo’s diva drama to visit refugee camps and to meet families in Lebanon displaced by the ISIS war. Simmons will see first-hand the operations of private aid organization Mercury One’s program, The… Read More Star of Real Housewives of Dallas in Lebanon with Texas-based Aid Organization’s “The Nazarene Fund”