Apple doubles down on user privacy and security This year's Platforms State of the Union kicked off with a look at Apple's commitment to user privacy and security. The company reviewed its data minimization techniques, reminded developers of its choice to use on-device intelligence for things like search and Photos, detailed its data protection techniques (including Face ID, automatic on-device encryption, App Transport Security, CloudKit, etc.), revealed that two-thirds of its users have Apple ID accounts protected by two-factor authentication, reviewed its transparency and control policies, and — most importantly — gave a closer look at iOS 12's new password management features. Along with the option to create, store, and autofill strong and unique passwords that sync across devices using iCloud, passwords will not only autofill in Safari, they'll also be available to users in third-party apps. Apple also showed off a nifty new feature involving two-factor authentication. … [Read more...] about Platforms State of the Union: Important highlights from the event!
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Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Despite all those hanging chad jokes—not to mention the $3.9 billion in federal funding committed to upgrading the nation's election equipment since 2002—we're back to using paper ballots. How is that possible?If we can invent a machine that dispenses money, surely we can come up with one that safely chooses the next name on the Oval Office door, right?Well, engineering a perfect democracy is more difficult than you might imagine. For a country with many languages and many ballot initiatives, touchscreen machines once seemed like the obvious choice. Much like ATMs, they could accommodate non-English speakers and the visually impaired, provide step-by-step instructions, prompt people to confirm their choices, and quickly tabulate the results. But they were plagued from the start by hardware problems. Machines overheated and shut down. Memory cards failed. Reboots erased votes.Touchscreen machines were also prone to … [Read more...] about Why Don’t We Have Foolproof Voting Machines Yet?
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