Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Wi-Fi Gets More Secure: Everything You Need to Know About WPA3

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Wi-Fi Gets More Secure: Everything You Need to Know About WPA3

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Illustration: IEEE Spectrum The biggest Wi-Fi security update in 14 years was recently unveiled by the Wi-Fi Alliance. The Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3) security certificate protocol provides some much-needed updates to the WPA2 protocol introduced in 2004. Rather than a wholesale working of Wi-Fi security, WPA3 is focused on bringing new techniques to bear against…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired How to Secure Your Accounts With Better Two-Factor Authentication

Hexbyte Tech News Wired How to Secure Your Accounts With Better Two-Factor Authentication

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Hopefully by now you’ve heeded the repeated warnings from your friends and loved ones (and friendly, beloved internet writers) to use two-factor authentication to secure your digital accounts. That’s where access to Facebook or Twitter or your online bank—anything that supports it, really—requires not just a password but also a special code. Not all two-factor…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers EnclaveDB: a secure database using SGX

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers EnclaveDB: a secure database using SGX

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EnclaveDB: A secure database using SGX Priebe et al., IEEE Security & Privacy 2018 This is a really interesting paper (if you’re into this kind of thing I guess!) bringing together the security properties of Intel’s SGX enclaves with the Hekaton SQL Server database engine. The result is a secure database environment with impressive runtime…