Posts Tagged ‘OTP’

What can you expect from Windows Server 2012?

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Posted on 14th Sep 2012 by in Corporate

The changes to Microsoft’s Windows 8 OS may be obvious – touch oriented user interface grabbing the headlines – but what’s become of the beast that lurks beneath the computing surface? Released to manufacturing on 1st August, and made available at ground level from 4th September, Windows Server 2012 brings with it several changes that […]

Unbreakable Passwords – An unchained melody

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Posted on 7th Aug 2012 by in Enterprise

Being a security professional I always find it fascinating to hear from the world of code breaking. More often than not, cryptography is the stuff of Hollywood movies (from Mercury Rising, Enigma to Swordfish) but last month I come across a new system of encryption that claims to be ‘unbreakable’. How? You ask. Well, let me […]

TechEd 2012 – Were you there?

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Posted on 3rd Aug 2012 by in Enterprise

Microsoft may not be renowned for throwing wild parties, but when you gather over 7,500 people in Amsterdam for a week, you’re bound to come back with some stories. I had the pleasure of attending Microsoft’s TechEd conference last month, an event dedicated to conferences, workshops and hands-on sessions with IT professionals and developers. Nestled […]

Security vs Convenience: What are today’s CIOs prioritizing?

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Posted on 24th Jul 2012 by in Enterprise

In the latest of our posts looking at results of our recent CIO Research project we’re focusing the debate of security versus convenience. Many still consider the two to be mutually exclusive, but does this necessarily need to be the case? I blogged on this topic back in March, following a similar article by Per […]

EMV can eliminate fraud, not just shift it

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Posted on 12th Jul 2012 by in Corporate

You always see us say on this blog that EMV chip technology is more secure than magnetic stripe, and prevents payment fraud and use of counterfeit cards.  Well we don’t just say it – the stats confirm it.  Since the UK has implemented EMV, fraud has dropped steadily every year, and many other countries have […]

Data Lockup: The FBI Moves to Advanced Authentication for Law Enforcement Organizations

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Posted on 3rd Jul 2012 by in Enterprise

Terrorists. Organized crime and drug cartel kingpins. Fraudsters. Serial killers. Sex offenders. Name a criminal and there is one place you can find them all—the US Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS). After the 9/11 commission showed that terror attacks on the World Trade Center might have been prevented by better communication, […]

Security and convenience – Can we have both?

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Posted on 23rd Mar 2012 by in Enterprise

Dilbert cartoons rarely fail to raise a laugh in the office, and last month, when I was catching up on the Security Nirvana blog, was no different. As a summary of the debate around security versus convenience, I think it sums it up perfectly: I see so many companies and directors debating the issue of […]

Secure eBanking with Ezio Optical Reader – it’s easy

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Posted on 19th Jan 2012 by in Enterprise

We recently experienced one of the biggest tech events of the year – CES 2012. A hub of technology launches, consumer experiences and computing giants jostling for attention, one of the key trends at the show was motion-enabled TV and motion-controlled devices (think Tom Cruise using a Minority Report-style control of content on screens and […]

eBanking in Turkey: Credit cards you can bank on

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Posted on 19th Jan 2012 by in Corporate

In the latest post in our Digital Turkey series, I’ll be taking a look at innovations in Turkey’s banking industry. Alongside the fact that it has revolutionized the way we communicate, for many, what the internet does best is convenience. Online banking is a great example of digital convenience as users can manage their money […]

Thoughts on Google’s Two-Factor Authentication – Part One

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Posted on 8th Nov 2011 by in Enterprise

I read an interesting post by Chris Ripley on BlogCritics last week, looking at Google’s two-factor authentication. In case you missed its recent announcement, the search giant has made two-factor authentication available on its email accounts worldwide. This is a great step in the right direction and it’s fantastic to see people like Chris supporting the […]