iOS 8 Enables Fingerprint Security for Custom Apps

Apple introduced the "Touch ID" feature with the launch of the iPhone 5s which enabled users to secure their iPhone and unlock it using fingerprint recognition as well as to authorize iTunes purchases.  With the recent release of iOS 8, and the new iPad Air 2, Apple has made the Touch ID SDK available to developers which enables us to build custom iPhone and iPad apps that can use fingerprint recognition as functionality within the apps themselves. This new capability can be used to secure access to apps, as well as to secure the content and data within an app.  For example, we've [...]

2018-07-16T23:36:09+00:00October 19th, 2014|iPhone Development, Mobile Development|

SSL Certificate Options Explained

Clients usually have a need to keep their user's data secure in transit from the end user's browser to the web server via a SSL certificate.  However, there are a number of options available today in terms of different types of SSL certificates which can be confusing.  There are free SSL certificates, domain validated certificates, company validated, and also extended validation certificate options.  While all of these options offer the same level of encryption, they vary based on the level of validation that is done to determine the legitimacy of the company who's purchasing them. Free SSL certificates are sometimes offered [...]

2018-07-16T23:43:38+00:00September 16th, 2014|Web Development|
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