1612 Virtual Reality and Hacking Fingerprints

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Hour 1

Steven FoxSteven Fox, is a Senior Cyber Security Officer, US Dept. of Treasury outlined changes that have occurred in exchanging security information with Europe since the Edward Snowden revelations.  Safe Harbor originally allowed very liberal boundaries for exchanging data but the new regulations under Privacy Shield provide for very serious penalties for data breaches. Basically the Europeans don’t trust us any more.

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rick_broidaRick Broida is our Gadget Guy and noted Cheapskate.  On a monthly basis Rick visits to talk about the latest in gadgetry.  This month Virtual Reality is the hot topic with the release of the Samsung Galaxy VR headset.

Rick also had valuable comments to make about using VPN (Virtual Private Network) software to protect our data while surfing away from home or office.

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Show Notes:

Hour 2: Biometrics and Hacking Fingerprints

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Richard Jackson, VP of the Southeast Michigan Computer Organization (SEMCO) announced the upcoming 40 anniversary of the organization.  The public is invited to the meeting in the auditorium of the Altair Engineering, Inc. , 1820 E. Big Beaver Rd., Troy, MI April 10 at 1:30 PM

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Prof. Anil JainDr. Anil K Jain, Distinguished MSU Professor,  discussed his study Hacking Mobile Phones Using 2 D Printed Fingerprints and the future of biometrics including iris, face recognition and even palm identification.

 

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