Tag Archives: Credentialing

APT and Layered Authentication

June 21, 2011 by Gary Moore     No Comments

I was recently speaking with someone about their infrastructure and an issue they were addressing. Their infrastructure is based around Active Directory. It is a standard implementation that uses AD to identify end entities, grant privilege and to push policy. The issue is that they are faced with an Advanced Persistent Threat against this existing [Read More...]

What is PIV-I?

June 17, 2011 by Gary Moore     No Comments

I have been involved with credentialing in the Federal Government for many years, coming on multiple decades to be honest, and it has been an interesting ride. Over the last few years there has been a substantial change, starting with the signing of HSPD-12 in 2004. What HSPD-12 did was to codify credential issuance within the Federal Government. HSPD-12 brought in not just [Read More...]

Mobile as a Credential

June 14, 2011 by David Mahdi     No Comments

I recently read an interesting article from Avisian – “Mobile as a Credential” by Zack Martin. The article definitely hit home, as it directly relates to what we have been researching and building at Entrust. The article comes at an interesting time, as we just launched IdentityGuard 10 & I conducted a joint webcast with [Read More...]

Entrust CEO Talks Credentials, Border Security at INTERPOL General Assembly

November 12, 2010 by Mark Joynes     No Comments

Entrust President and CEO Bill Conner was center stage for the world’s top law enforcement officials this week. On Monday, Conner spoke to global security leaders during INTERPOL’s 79th General Assembly in Doha, Qatar. Conner emphasized the seriousness of the current identity fraud threat landscape, and also outlined the multipurpose smartcard credentialsEntrust recently developed to properly secure [Read More...]

Law Enforcement Authentication – Keep Safe Out There

August 25, 2010 by Karen Platt     No Comments

Entrust met on August 24th with a number of representatives of Southern California police forces to discuss strong authentication for law enforcement. While most policing agencies already have some form of access control in place, a number of factors are causing these systems to be reexamined. Budget Squeeze It’s no secret that the slow economy [Read More...]

Identity-Based Credentialing for All — Enterprises, Governments, Higher Education

June 15, 2010 by Mark Joynes     No Comments

Sometimes it’s hard to fathom how far technology has progressed in some areas, while in others we’ve yet to see necessary advancements that should be critical to the way we live our lives today. Specifically, security vendors are finally providing comprehensive identity and access management solutions that enable physical/logical access, strong authentication and a host [Read More...]