March 2016

My fingerprint’s been stolen! How do I reset it?

By | March 21st, 2016|Categories: Biometrics, Security|Tags: , , |

Biometric authentication using fingerprints is meant to both improve security and simplify the authentication UX  - but what happens when your fingerprint has been stolen?  How do you reset it? Fingerprint spoofing Fingerprint spoofing is not new.  It wasn't longer after the iPhone 5S was released when the first successful demonstration of how to circumvent Touch [...]

Blockchain: a new medium for money

By | March 14th, 2016|Categories: Blockchain, Fintech|Tags: , , , , |

The other night I  attended a presentation from Adam Ludwin, CEO of Chain.  Chain is a blockchain infrastructure company from San Francisco that completed a USD$30M fundraising from finance industry companies last September. Adam spoke about how blockchain will transform not just finance but a range of industries where assets can be easily digitised.  Here’s my [...]