Delta to start scanning faces at airport check-in

Delta to start scanning faces at airport check-in

Delta will later this year roll out facial recognition at its terminal at Atlanta International Airport for anyone traveling on an international flight. The airline said the biometric facial scanning is optional — a move that will shave off a few minutes off …

China’s Didi Chuxing adds more safety features following passenger murder

Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing firm, is rolling out new security systems one month after a female customer was raped and murdered by a driver, the second such fatality on its Hitch service this year. Today the company said it introduced a number o…

Security startup Tanium raises another $200M at a $6.5B valuation, less than 5 months after it raised $175M

Security continues to remain top of mind for organizations and consumers, as each day seems to bring another high-profile network breach. One of the faster-growing startups in the space is capitalising on that by raising some significant funding to fuel its g…

How to Make Your Mac as Secure as Possible

In a recent blog post titled “Hardening macOS,” Ricard Bejarano offers an extensive list of settings you can tweak to make macOS as secure as possible. It’s a comprehensive list of tasks—and we love it—but it’s important that you understand the “why” behind h…

Nest doorbell locks man out of his home after mistaking his Batman shirt for an intruder

One of Nest Hello ‘s best features is it’s ability to recognize strangers and lock the door, providing its users with a sense of safety and security. Though, this feature recently went awry when a Nest apparently mistook a t-shirt for an intruder. While weari…

Woman accidentally informs the U.S. that she’s a terrorist via online travel form

While planning a visit to the United States, a British woman unwittingly answered “Yes” to an online travel application query asking if she had ever engaged in terrorist activity. Accordingly, Mandie Stevenson’s U.S. travel application was promptly denied, re…

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