“Operation Emmental” – as in swiss cheese – is a variation om a man-in-the-middle attack, that found a way around two-factor authentication tokens that are sent as text messages for users to activate banking sessions.
The FIDO Alliance standards initiative was a key topic at the Cloud Identity Summit (CIS)and the alliance conducted an interoperability session where members demonstrated how their FIDO Ready solutions could work together.
News briefs of the week, including: PKI is the gold standard when it comes to identity management and the market is poised for growth; HID Global teamed with Eid Passport to supply the company with the ActivID Credential Management System; Bionym and Winfrasoft joing the FIDO Alliance.
23 Jul, 2014‘Digital tattoo’ uses NFC to unlock handsets
First came the “Skip” an NFC-enabled clip that can be used to unlock the Moto X and now VivaLnk is selling a digital tattoo to unlock handsets also using the short-range communication protocol.
When deploying a physical access control system in a high-end building that will host celebrity visitors there’s a balancing act between making the system easy to use and secure. This is what AMAG Technology is facing when it comes to deploying the system at 10 Hudson Yards in New York City, the first office tower […]
22 Jul, 2014Managing logins with ‘CloudEntr’
Solution brings big business Identity management to the small enterprise
Enterprises that use SaaS tools and web apps for business operations often have to share user names and passwords among multiple employees. Making these passwords strong and memorable has been always been difficult. This led AVISIAN to evaluate different password solutions identity and access management tools, ultimately giving Gemalto’s CloudEntr a try.
22 Jul, 2014Ping Identity moving to ‘post-password world’
Ping Identity launched new products and updates that are aimed at deprecating the use of passwords for authentication. The company is launching PingID, a security solution for one-swipe mobile authentication. The launch also features upgrades to the company’s PingFederate, PingAccess and PingOne product lines.