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Password self-service can reduce load on IT help desks

Utilizing a username and password to log on to applications and systems is the most common method of authentication in...

October 14th, 2014 Dean Wiech


Mozilla vulnerability goes BERserk

Security researchers have discovered critical forgery vulnerability in Mozilla’s Network Security Services (NSS) crypto library that could allow attackers to...

September 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Flaw in Active Directory puts enterprises at risk, says vendor

A startup Israeli security vendor says it has found an encryption vulnerability in Microsoft's Active Directory it says could allow an...

July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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RSA 2014 roundup: New products from Sophos, iBoss and viaForensics

The annual RSA Conference provides an opportunity for security vendors to steal some of the spotlight from the host and...

February 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon


How simple changes can beef up passwords

Remember when the IT department used to remind users not to stick onto their computer screens post-it-notes with their passwords...

September 23rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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Hackers claim they thwarted iPhone’s Touch ID

Fingerprint authentication, a biometric security feature highlighted in the recently released iPhone 5S smart phone, is not secure and should...

September 23rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Toronto’s SecureKey lands $15 million U.S. contract

Toronto’s SecureKey lands $15 million U.S. contract

Toronto-based authentication specialist SecureKey Inc. has won a $15 million contract to help the United States Postal Service (USPS) build a cloud-based...

August 22nd, 2013 nestor e. arellano


Beyond passwords: Attitudes toward authentication

We want it all-in one place Most consumers said they would use a multi-purpose identity credential to verify who they...

August 14th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Tech industry watching anti-password petition

Tech industry watching anti-password petition

A petition calling for digital services to offer alternative authentication to passwords launched Wednesday, and technology industry types are watching...

July 24th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff