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Threats to your data continue to get bigger, badder, and bolder. That means the good guys need to get smarter, swifter, and more innovative. Toopher co-founder and CEO Josh Alexander thinks he can eliminate two-step authentication tokens as icons of safe computing. His company allows your phone and its GPS to authenticate you passively--without pulling it, or a token, out of your pocket. When you log into a Toopher-enabled website, Toopher prompts you to verify, then remembers the specified location. After that, it'll automatically verify you.
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?