Biometric Security Concerns Span Technical, Legal, Ethical

Now more than ever, biometrics are emerging as part of a broader trend to improve security and thwart cyberattacks through more resilient authentication mechanisms. Not only is the world facing ever more cyberthreats across devices and systems, the global coronavirus pandemic is also shifting how consumers and businesses think about digital and physical risk exposure. […]

RSA Conference 2020

Join Jessica Groopman at this year’s RSA Conference, the premier event on cybersecurity and digital risk management, in San Francisco’s Moscone Center February 24-28. Register for the event here. To schedule a discussion, reach out to rachel@kaleidonsights.com.

Four Reasons for Optimism on International Privacy & Protection Day

The state of data privacy in 2020 leaves many feeling resignation, but are there reasons for optimism? The International Day of Data Protection dates back to 2007, originally conceived to raise awareness among businesses and people of the importance of protecting personal and sensitive information. Since then, awareness has grown indeed, but so has pessimism, […]

Report: Online Safety in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

With the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI), consumers, businesses, and society confront unprecedented risks and opportunities for safety and security. Organizations often focus on the impacts to enterprise assets, product, and to the workforce, but what about AI’s impacts on the next generation– the “AI-native” generation?  As online and physical worlds converge, how do we […]

Six Challenges Facing Blockchain & IoT Convergence

Although the technology born of Bitcoin has received tremendous attention, investment, and development activity in the last few years, there are a range of challenges facing broader enterprise adoption. What follows are a very brief summary of those most related to its adoption in IoT contexts. Scale: The paramount technical challenge facing DLT-IoT convergence is […]

The Internet of Trusted Things

This research report analyzes the enterprise opportunities and use cases for the convergence of the Internet of Things and Distributed Ledger Technologies, such as blockchain. DLT’s role as an enabler of the IoT lies in its ability forge trust, not only at the product level, but across an ecosystem of untrusting constituents.