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MasterCard and Visa to end password authentication

This is an interesting article: MasterCard and Visa to end password authentication Biometrics are starting to go mainstream as a means of authentication.  My one word of warning to anyone looking at biometrics as a form of authentication is to consider a “proof of life” requirement for biometric authentication.  If the stakes are high enough, there […]

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The Week That Was – 8/13/2012

Highlights for this week include: Mat Honan getting pwn3d pretty hard through what was essentially a social engineering attack. [1],[2],[5]-[7] Mr. Alex Hutton introduces the Risk Fish.  I need to spend some quality time with this diagram.  On first glance, it looks like it can make the process of risk assessment a little easier. [8] […]

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