RSA customers who feel victimized by last March's breach of the security vendor's computers have viable options that include continued use of the SecurID authentication tokens, those offered by competitors, or something entirely different: biometrics.
A preliminary draft of new online authentication guidance from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council puts greater responsibility on the shoulders of financial institutions to enhance security.
The International Biometric Performance Conference entitled Performance, Evaluation and Specification of Biometric Technologies will bring together biometric users, technology providers, integrators and evaluators.
It is time to address the issue of protecting our identity and thanks to the federal government's implementation of PIV smart card credentials; we have a proven technology in place that could be leveraged for a much broader audience.
What will be the hottest skills and competencies within information security in 2010?
Application security and biometrics are among the in-demand skills, according to the latest quarterly published list of the 2009 IT Skills Pay and Demand Trends Report by Foote Partners, LLC.
After fingerprints, iris recognition is the second most supported biometric characteristic, and its popularity as a means of authentication is growing.
Patrick Grother is among the computer scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Information Technology Laboratory who are collaborating...
Information security - it's now a major national priority, and it's also the subject of a new Master's of Science program at East Stroudsburg University. This unique, online graduate program debuts on Aug. 31, and in an exclusive interview ESU professor N. Paul Schembari discusses:
The program's unique...
The National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) is the National Security Agency's principal gateway to the public, opening its doors in December 1993. Located adjacent to NSA Headquarters in Ft. George G. Meade, MD., the museum houses thousands of artifacts that collectively serve to sustain the history of the cryptologic...