Close one show, kick off another

Another successful RSA conference came to a close on Friday – a week long smorgasbord of information security, partner meetings, press announcements, press briefings – busy, for sure, but very productive.

In a previous blog post, I talked about a few of the different news announcements Gemalto was making at RSA, but I left one off on purpose, as it is the ideal segue between RSA in San Francisco and our next show.

eGo

eGo visual Neil Rubenking did a fabulous write-up of the eGo offering for PCMag, and as he notes, eGo turns the human body into the ultimate authentication tool. While this type of secure authentication is still in the prototyping stage, it is fascinating to see how information technology is advancing, and how important personalization is to those advances.

Clearly, nothing is as personal as your own physical being. And keeping track of the health of said physical being leads us straight to HIMSS – Healthcare Information Management Systems Society – 2011. Healthcare is possibly the biggest issues in America today. In order to gain control of healthcare costs and to reach the potential promised by m-health solutions and digital medical records, security must not only be considered, it must be an integral part of every element of our digital health future.

Keep an eye on the blog for more updates from HIMSS 2011. And follow @digitalsecurity for live updates from Orlando.

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