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Protection from smart cybercriminals could come from “dumb” devices. Hardsec, or hardware security, now resonating with some major international financial institutions, could eventually help U.S. community institutions including credit unions.

Hardsec is an emerging security architecture. Instead of central processing units, hardsec uses lower-complexity non-Turing-machine (basic abstract computational devices) digital logic to implement security, avoiding a software weak point.

Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).

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