• Potential Breach Affecting VISA, MasterCard — EMV Won’t be Here Soon Enough

    Brian Krebs scooped a major story yesterday about a potential major credit card breach at a U.S.-based payment processor affecting both VISA and MasterCard. The news made headlines across top media outlets for good reason: this is NOT the first major credit card breach. 2011 saw a wrath of breaches including Epsilon and Sony, not to mention the “out-of-control” card-skimming

        in Fraud, Identity Assurance
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  • Dutch Government: PKI alternatives, replacements not on horizon

    In July 2011, Dutch certification authority (CA) DigiNotar experienced a security incident that affected the national security infrastructure of both governmental and non-governmental bodies in the Netherlands. The government commissioned a report looking into the incident and the broader CA/SSL market. One of the conclusions of the Dutch government’s report is that alternatives to PKI are not mature and replacements

        in General, Secure Browsing, SSL, SSL Deployment
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  • Apple’s UDIDs – Rejected for App Developers?

    I recently read two interesting posts on this subject — one from GigaOM and another from Gartner’s Avivah Litan. Both posts talk about Apple’s recent rejections of apps using the UDID (unique identification number) on iPhones/iPads. The lead issue here is likely related to privacy. As the GigaOM posting pointed out, the UDID can be used to provide app developers

        in Mobility
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  • NFC Technology Center Stage at RSA 2012

    Having just returned from RSA Conference 2012, I spent a great deal of time in and around the Moscone Center. I encountered a few point-of-sale (POS) terminals that were equipped with NFC readers. More specifically, the readers that were intended for use with Google Wallet. I even demoed for Entrust our latest in mobile security utilizing NFC. While they aren’t

        in Mobility
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  • Apple’s UDIDs – Rejected for App Developers?

    I recently read two interesting posts on this subject — one from GigaOM and another from Gartner’s Avivah Litan. Both posts talk about Apple’s recent rejections of apps using the UDID (unique identification number) on iPhones/iPads. The lead issue here is likely related to privacy. As the GigaOM posting pointed out, the UDID can be used to provide app developers

        in Mobility
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  • NFC Technology Center Stage at RSA 2012

    Having just returned from RSA Conference 2012, I spent a great deal of time in and around the Moscone Center. I encountered a few point-of-sale (POS) terminals that were equipped with NFC readers. More specifically, the readers that were intended for use with Google Wallet. I even demoed for Entrust our latest in mobile security utilizing NFC. While they aren’t

        in Mobility
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