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Data access security

securityAs time goes by, data access security is becoming a more pressing requirement in the technological world. Companies are more aware of how important it is to guarantee that those that access corporate platforms are who they say they are. Since the number of data stored is growing exponentially, the risk of identity theft poses a serious threat.

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Security holes in modern processor hardware

cybersecurityA few months ago (January 2018), the media reported breaking news of alleged security failures for Intel and ARM processors. In order to understand these “weaknesses”, and before briefly describing the nature of these “security holes”, we need to list some of the common characteristics shared by modern processors.

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A Spectre is haunting not only Europe

Meltdown and spectreThe Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities were discovered last year, but only disclosed recently to the public. Both vulnerabilities are of the same family. They fundamentally affect certain CPU designs with around 20-years’ worth of processors and certain upcoming designs cannot be classified totally secure.

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