Because managing identities is a global problem, it requires a global solution, says Paul Simmonds of the Jericho Forum. A new organization has been established to address global identity. Simmonds offers insight.
National Institute of Standards and Technology's Jeremy Grant says the government will fund pilot projects to accelerate progress toward the creation of improved, interoperable systems for secure, privacy-enhancing trusted online credentials.
Banking institutions have spent the last two years enhancing authentication to conform to regulatory mandates. Organizations in other sectors can learn important authentication lessons from the banking industry.
Kathryn Marchesini, a privacy adviser at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, outlines the three most important steps healthcare organizations should take to avoid breaches of information on mobile devices.
BYOD cannot be avoided - nor should it be. The benefits to organizations, including increased agility, efficiency and collaboration, are too valuable to ignore. At the same time, organizations must appropriately secure BYOD environments against threats such as malware, theft and malicious insiders.
Five pilot projects unveiled by the federal government, if successful, should build trust in online commerce, helping to boost the economy, says Jeremy Grant, head of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program office.
The new report aims to help access-control experts improve their evaluation of the highest security access-control systems by discussing the administration, enforcement, performance and support properties of mechanisms that are embedded in each system.
Whether by smart phone, tablet or laptop, mobile banking is where customers and their institutions are headed - and so are the fraudsters.
As banking institutions globally roll out more services through the mobile channel, security leaders are challenged to stay a step ahead of the evolving risks. But what are...
The banking industry has never seen such a fundamental change as mobile banking. Globally, millions of consumers are already using a wide array of mobile devices to conduct banking - and millions more are expected to go mobile in the coming months.
But with that growth come a whole new set of threats: mobile...
As financial institutions expand their mobile banking services, fraudsters certainly will be close behind. This webinar will cover the expanding use of mobile banking and the fraud threats that are lurking, including:
The explosive growth of smartphone ownership and the resulting demand for improved mobile...
Far too many identity solutions today rely on simple user names and passwords, says Brent Williams, CTO of Anakam Identity Services - the identity product line of Equifax. But the future of identity is bright, he says.