security

3D Printing Security

As more 3D printed products reach the markets so does the increased risk for counterfeit parts. Nikhil Gupta is an Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss a new security measure using three dimensional quick response codes.

New Method of Password Security

Researchers have developed a new method of password security that uses squiggly lines instead of traditional passwords. Janne Lindqvist, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rutgers University joins Hari Sreenivasan discuss this breakthrough.  

The danger of counterfeit microchips

From hoverboards to cars, counterfeit microchips are cropping up in many electronic devices that permeate our daily lives. These chips are so small that they’re easily overlooked by consumers, but as more and more faulty parts infiltrate the market, Carnegie Mellon professor Ken Mai advises it’s time to take notice.