Posted on 30th Aug 2012 by Gemalto
Today the Gemalto Enterprise blog celebrates its first anniversary. Since the birth of the Enterprise Blog on August 30th 2011, we’ve given our view on many of the biggest stories in the world of enterprise security and authentication. These have included everything from passwords to privacy, and Google to Genesis. Having shared so many of […]
Posted on 20th Jul 2012 by Gemalto
This week has seen yet another study highlighting the inherent dangers of securing your personal information with just a password. According to research from Experian, the average internet user in the UK has just five different passwords, despite having 26 different online accounts. Indeed, a quarter use just one password for most of their logins. […]
Posted on 16th Jul 2012 by Gemalto
In the latest of our posts looking at results of our recent CIO Research project we’re focusing on multi-factor authentication. 38 percent of the CIOs we spoke to as part of our study said that recent, high-profile data breaches experienced by other organizations had prompted them to increase their own security budget. This in itself […]
Posted on 9th Jul 2012 by Gemalto
Chief Information Officers are always faced with the same balancing act when it comes to security. On the one hand, they must maintain sufficient control over their IT resources to protect assets and sensitive data, while on the other hand, they must ensure controls are not so stringent that employees are discouraged from embracing IT and technological innovation, or attempt to bypass them completely.
Posted on 1st Mar 2012 by Gemalto
My feet have barely touched the ground at this year’s RSA Conference, and already there are too many talking points to mention. One thing which immediately struck me is the sheer number of people attending this year compared to 2011. The reason for this, which RSA president Art Coviello addressed in his opening keynote: the […]
Posted on 2nd Nov 2011 by Gemalto
A recent Wall Street Journal article on the insecurity of passwords confirmed what many of us have believed for some time – the days of password-only authentication are numbered. As well as highlighting the passwords that no one of sane mind should consider using (‘123456’ or ‘password’, anyone?) it also considers some of the various […]
Posted on 26th Oct 2011 by Gemalto
Every week, I read another story predicting the growth of cloud computing. Statistics and predictions abound; the numbers vary but all have growth in common. It sounds great but wow are we going to secure the user identities?
Posted on 5th Oct 2011 by Gemalto
Our lives are increasingly online, making work and play more convenient and efficient. At the same time, the attacks on our computers and networks continue to increase. It seems like every day we read of a new data breach that has put personal identity information and corporate data in the hands of criminals. Most recently, […]