Authentication, are we strong enough?

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By John Grundy, Solutions Architect for Verisec I’ve been in the IT Security industry for many years. I, and the industry, have always been well aware that passwords are a necessary evil, and that they are not the best method for ensuring users secure access to systems and data. Modern day processing power has allowed age […]

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Dare we trust a digital democracy?

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“How come it hasn’t happened yet?” This is an answer cyber security experts regularly hear when they bring up the possibility that a voting system could be compromised by a cyber-attack. Well, now it has happened. With last year’s elections in Florida marred by an attack on the online ballot request system, the reality of […]

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Cybercrime on the rise

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Trustwave Global Report for 2013 has been released. Based on the data gleaned from over 450 data breach investigations, this document analyses the incidents and points out prevailing trends in security threats in the past year. An executive summary of the report can be found here. What are the results? Predictably, cybercrime is on the […]

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Why fixed passwords soon are history

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Hacked by a group of bored but Internet-savvy kids, tech journalist Mat Honan had his whole digital life torn apart before his eyes. Phone down, Mac Book down, half a dozen online accounts in the hands of the attackers. His story is a cautionary tale for anyone who has a vested interest in Internet security, […]

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