Posted on 13th Nov 2012 by Ray Wizbowski
Security or convenience? It’s an age-old question in the security world. But in parts of the USA people like you or me can have easy access to both. As part of our mini-series on Digital USA, I want to take a look at automotive innovation and how digital technology is transforming the transport industry to [...]
Posted on 18th Sep 2012 by Michael Magrath
This week, I am the bearer of good news – it looks like multi-factor authentication is going to be a mandatory requirement in the US healthcare system. First things first, some background: as we speak, a federal advisory group (HIT Policy Committee) is shaping policies which will affect how we access information in our healthcare [...]
Posted on 21st Feb 2012 by Ken Abbott
Most of us have more than one life. If this sounds strange, I’m referring of course to the digital life that more and more of us subscribe to every day. But when our time comes to an end, the question of what happens to our digital assets is an increasingly important question. Personally, I have my Twitter, [...]
Posted on 17th Feb 2012 by Philippe Benitez
Last week, the Gemalto team headed out to Salt Lake City, Utah for the 2012 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit. The three-day event lived up to its name, covering all things payments such as EMV chip card payments, mobile payments and wallets, NFC, and open transit payments. The hot topic of the event? EMV’s impending [...]
Posted on 29th Sep 2011 by Ray Wizbowski
Despite frequent reports of email hacks and enterprise data breaches, the username and password method for authentication is still one of the primary security measures used today. How do we create secure online identities?
Posted on 1st Sep 2011 by John Ahlberg
Using secure eBanking devices reduces online fraud because a hacker cannot access (or take) money from your online banking accounts using only your stolen login information. The hacker would also need the device, a smart bankcard and reader or a secure USB token. Still not convinced you should use secure eBanking devices? Read on!
Posted on 29th Jul 2011 by Gemalto
Did you hear about the unfortunate heist in Eliot, ME in the US, earlier this month? As reported by blogger-turned-detective @briankrebs, computer crooks in Eastern Europe stole $28,000 from the New England town of Eliot in Maine. Brian Krebs alerted the town controller to the possibility that its accounts were being emptied as money was [...]
Posted on 21st Jul 2011 by John Ahlberg
In the last of our series of online banking infographics we show our ten steps for implementing a secure service. The most important step is to properly plan their deployment taking into account not only the technical constraints but also employee and customer communication.
Posted on 12th Jul 2011 by Gemalto
Last week I blogged about how the new Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) guidelines were highly welcome and outlined what issues they would help address. Today I am continuing with the series on these guidelines by outlining what else they could (and perhaps should) have included.
Posted on 8th Jul 2011 by Gemalto
A fortnight ago, I speculated on the next set of Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) guidelines, and what they might mean for security and authentication in the online banking industry. Last week, these guidelines were finally unveiled.