Tag Archives: security

A Framework Approach to Authentication and Identity & Access Management

May 23, 2012 by David Mahdi     No Comments

Around a decade ago, I remember thinking of what it would be like if vendors kept pumping out point solutions to solve each individual problem. Luckily, that trend is not as bad as I may have thought — although I still see many vendors pushing hard for individual point solutions. Is this truly what customers [Read More...]

Secure gTLD

May 18, 2012 by Bruce Morton     No Comments

As a follow to my post on new gTLDs, here is an interesting request for a gTLD called .secure. Artemis Internet is planning to provide secure domain names. Security will be provided through human verification, security policies, and enforcement. The .secure gTLD would be available to any organization or individual. The users would have to [Read More...]

Layered Security for Mobile Banking

May 8, 2012 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

American Banker published a great article last week covering some of JPMorgan’s security strategies for mobile banking. Lloyd O’Conner explained the importance of layering multiple security technologies to protect their clients — as well as their own company — from the growing cyberthreats that not only target the online channel but are zoning in on [Read More...]

Filed Under: Fraud, Identity Assurance Tagged With: biometrics, Business, fraud

Survey: Site Seals vs Reliable Security – Which is Most Important?

April 10, 2012 by Dave Rockvam     No Comments

There is a lot of hype right now about a major player in the SSL security space “rebranding” itself as the go-to SSL provider. But hype and big brand names alone shouldn’t influence security buying decisions. While this sounds logical, too many companies and organizations pay a premium for an over-marketed SSL trust seal. Entrust [Read More...]

Sophos Breach Tied to Partner Portal

April 6, 2012 by Jon Callas     2 Comments

Security Week reports in, “Sophos Kills Partner Portal After Suffering Breach” that the security firm Sophos has disabled its partner portal after discovering a breach. They aren’t saying much yet — kudos to them for their disclosure and response — but they think that the breach came from an older part of their portal, and [Read More...]

Filed Under: General Tagged With: Breach, SC Magazine, security

Leveraging Consumerization Concepts to Combat Security Threats

February 15, 2012 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

Let me be clear right up front. Yes, cybersecurity threats are real. Yes, they are growing in volume and in sophistication. And, yes,  they are the root of the problem. BUT, one of the underlying frustrations I have with the cyber-threat situation is that, in general, many organizations remain anything but creative and strategic when [Read More...]

Strong Security to Access a Mobile Device? It better be easy!

May 26, 2011 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

I read and commented on an interesting blog post by Craig Mathias of NetworkWorld related to stronger authentication to access your mobile device – he suggested possible physical factors such as tokens, smart cards etc communicating through some form of wireless protocol such as bluetooth, RFID or  NFC.  I think his intentions are in the [Read More...]

Filed Under: Identity Assurance, Mobility Tagged With: Bluetooth, iPhone, mobile