Agam Shah covers machine learning, virtual reality, PCs, servers and chips for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.
The hardware and software to make iris scanning a key feature is now in place for smartphones and PCs.
Dell, HP and IBM issue firmware and software updates for servers affected by the Heartbleed bug
But US prosecutors want kill switches on smartphones as part of the Secure Our Smartphones initiative
The company said it has found no evidence that the attackers stole any data
Security threats to mobile devices are on the rise
Idesia Biometrics provides technology through which heart beats can be used to recognize users on PCs and mobile devices
Industrial systems, transport and power grid infrastructures are still vulnerable, panelists said this week