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July 2016

cryptovision’s Klaus Schmeh publishes article in iX

cryptovision’s Klaus Schmeh has published an article in Germany’s leading corporate IT magazine, iX. The article titled “Weg aus dem Elfenbeinturm” covers the problem that cryptography is often used in a wrong way or not at all. The main reason for this bad state of affairs is that IT users are not interested in or overtaxed with applying encryption technology. As cryptovision has more than 15 years of experience in …Read More

The 4 prime element of a modern eID project

Modern eID document project requirements often ask for a variety of elements, but can be distilled into the four prime elements of multi-application, multi-segmentation, secure in-field application loading and data management. Each has its own set of unique challenges and care should be taken to cover each requirement adequately enough. For a start, the idea of the card being able to carry multiple applications is vital, as so many eID …Read More

Password Sharing Is Now a Crime

In a truly terrible ruling, the US 9th Circuit Court ruled that using someone else’s password with their permission but without the permission of the site owner is a federal crime. The argument McKeown made is that the employee who shared the password with Nosal “had no authority from Korn/Ferry to provide her password to former employees.” At issue is language in the CFAA that makes it illegal to access …Read More

Mindsharing just keeps getting better and better

The rest of Germany may be under water, rock festivals flooded and cancelled, trains derailed but somehow, every year, the weather turns out just great in the land of cryptovision, namely Gelsenkirchen. Yes, it was time again for Mindshare, the now annual event of the German crypto experts cryptovision. And by the looks of it, it was the most successful event to date: With over 200 delegates from 165 organizations, …Read More

cryptovision Mindshare 2016: Two Phantastic Days in Gelsenkirchen

cryptovision’s Mindshare 2016 was a great success. From June 29-30 we welcomed over 200 delegates from 16 countries and let them enjoy thrilling presentations, opportunities for networking, and of course a great party. This Mindshare edition marked the first time ever where the two days of conference sessions were combined with an exhibition from our partners and sponsors where all attendees gathered and networked throughout the event. Mindshare has been …Read More