City kiosk security failures have an easy solution

By | October 3, 2016

The New York City Wi-Fi kiosks were recently shut down due to users who decided to use the devices for porn viewing. Other public devices have also been the target of hackers. Luckily there is a solution to prevent these issues: kiosk software.


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Excerpt: There have been a number of articles lately about public devices being misused for porn use, for example, or being at risk of allowing unauthorized access to private user information. While it is no surprise that these situations arise due to improper security measures, if the kiosks were configured using kiosk system software, there would be no such security issues or device misuse.

Author: Staff Writer

Craig Keefner is the editor and author for most Kiosk Association and kiosk industry. With over 25 years in the kiosk industry and experience in large and small kiosk solutions, Craig is widely considered to be an expert in the field. Major kiosk projects for him include Verizon Bill Pay kiosk and hundreds of others.