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Eurograbber Proves SMS Not Suited to Secure Bank Transactions

December 12, 2012 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

Last week, news was released that Eurograbber compromised user PCs and mobile SMS to execute financial fraud at 30 different banks across Europe.

Mobile Smart Credentials — Multipurpose Digital Identities for improved Security AND User Convenience

October 24, 2012 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

Today, Entrust announced the commercial release of the Entrust IdentityGuard Mobile Smart Credential — a solution that transforms a smartphone into a multipurpose digital identity.

Marc Benioff, Salesforce Identity, Good thing or Bad thing for IAM Security?

October 17, 2012 by David Mahdi     No Comments

Ok, so how many accounts do you have? You know, for things like Facebook, LinkedIn, corporate IDs, loyalty programs (e.g., airlines, credit cards), banks, etc. How many different combinations of usernames and passwords is that? Do they all have the same rules for password combinations? Probably not. Well, some good news for those suffering in [Read More...]

The Token Debate: Why the RSA and ISACA Perspectives Are Wrong

September 5, 2012 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

While I would never claim to be a maven in the world of cyber security, I find it quite disturbing that a long-standing security vendor such as RSA would proclaim, “Since its (one-time-password token) inception, the world’s most respected security researchers have worked, unsuccessfully, to ‘break’ this technology.” Well, I can’t comment on the world’s [Read More...]

US Court Decision is Good News for Banking Customers

July 17, 2012 by Jon Callas     No Comments

Blogmaster Note: This was originally posted on July 17, 2012 to ComputerWorld UK’s Security Spotlight Blog. US ruling has implications for UK over bank’s liability Thefts from a construction company in Sanford, Maine might be the catalyst for much-needed improvements to banking security. The US First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a decision that said [Read More...]