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New Electronics strives to bring you all the latest technology news from the Network Security sector. Advances in electronics are often fast-paced and innovative, so we know that as a design engineer you want to be kept up-to-date with current developments.

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When it comes to securing the future of authentication finding a solution that is both simple and strong is crucial

The biggest challenge historically in the high-stakes, cat-and-mouse game between hackers and security/authentication solutions is that stronger authentication solutions tend to create troublesome and annoying user experiences. And any solution that’s not stronger than the previous ones is, almost by definition, not up to the task of stopping attacks. Finding a solution that’s both simple and strong has been elusive.

It might have just turned 40, but the party is definitely not over for Ethernet

Ethernet, the data networking protocol often hailed as the most ubiquitous enabling technology in the communications sector, celebrated its 40th birthday a few weeks ago. It was invented and developed at PARC – Xerox' legendary Palo Alto Research Centre – by a team of engineers led by Bob Metcalfe. Metcalfe had been tasked with devising a simple, yet flexible, networking scheme that would link several hundred pcs and some printers at a distance of a mile and operate at several hundred kbit/s – and with a minimum of cabling, to get rid of the 'rat's nests' of wiring common at the time.

How hypervisors help integrate portable devices into the office environment

Increasingly, people are using smartphones and tablets for more than business calls: video conferencing, email, document editing, storage and oral presentations are just a few popular applications. This movement towards portable devices is a direct result of the trend towards enterprise mobility, with distributed workforces and portable workspaces.

OFDM PLC for smart metering

Seeking to establish the key factors to consider when selecting a suitable PLC technology for smart metering applications, to objectively evaluate established DCSK PLC technology versus proposed OFDM concepts and to conclude from a technical point of view which of these technologies is most suitable.

Call security!

Mobile devices are vulnerable to a range of threats. So how can they be protected? By Louise Joselyn.

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