Author Archive for: ‘mtgeorge’

Unbreakable crypto: human factors issue

All, Pretty interesting article on the human factors / learning issue of password memory.  It discusses a system researchers are working on for people to remember passwords via game-based learning.  Very much worth a read and definitely is a game-changer in terms of system security.  They use a method similar to the Guitar Hero franchise where your fingers learn sets …

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Joint Communications Simulation System

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) will release version 12 of the Joint Communication Simulation System (JCSS) in mid-August. JCSS is the Joint Chiefs of Staff endorsed modeling and simulation tool for the warfighter. It provides communications planners and system analysts with the capability to validate support plans, analyze existing and proposed network architectures, and evaluate the performance of new …

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New touchscreen technology creates physical buttons that appear / disappear

http://www.tgdaily.com/mobility-features/63829-mobile-tactile-tech-gets-physical Video included at link.   Tactus Technology is showcasing its next-gen mobile tactile tech at SID Display Week 2012 in Boston. Essentially, Tactus has created a Tactile Layer component that  generates a haptic user interface (UI) with real physical buttons, guidelines, and shapes which rise out of the surface from any touchscreen. A Tactus spokesperson told TG Dailythat its layer …

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