Oracle enhances identity suite

Oracle has enhanced its Identity Management suite to improve protection to enterprise, cloud and mobile applications. The company said Thursday changes to 11g Release 2 of the platform include an wizard to make installation easier, a cloud access

Published on: April 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Background: Why the use of voice biometrics is increasing

It's not uncommon to see people walking down a street chattering away over their smart phones through a Bluetooth connection -- but they pull out the handset to type in a password for

Published on: March 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

SecureKey signs fourth Canadian bank for Concierge

ING Direct Canada, the branchless-bank used by 1.8 million Canadians, has become the fourth financial institution to adopt SecureKey's Concierge service for securely authenticating onto a large number of federal Web sites. The

Published on: December 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Two smart card readers for iOS devices

Two-factor authentication isn’t needed to access most computer systems, but if your organization –or branch of the Canadian armed forces -- demands it, it can be a problem using some mobile devices.BlackBerry has

Published on: July 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon

How to make a strong Windows 8 picture password

The latest version of Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating system offers users a unique way of employing gesture and images as an alternative to passwords when logging onto their machines.Rather than using an alphanumeric

Published on: February 22nd, 2013

Secure mobile e-commerce closer for big carriers

Subscribers to Canada’s three biggest cellphone companies are a step closer to getting a secure system on handsets for e-commerce and other transactions that require assured user authentication. That’s as a result of

Published on: February 20th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Interview: Tony Busseri on voter data security

In this week's podcast, we speak to Tony Busseri, CEO of Route1 Inc., a Toronto-based security and identity management company, about the implications of the data breach at Elections Canada. As someone who

Published on: August 3rd, 2012 brian bloom

Real security is built in

The Pentagon’s been robbed recently of data. So has the US National Intelligence establishment. Not to mention most large financial institutions and many high technology manufacturers in aerospace, biosciences, IT and the like.All

Published on: June 27th, 2012 Bruce Stewart

Oracle Fusion customers going with cloud deployment

LAS VEGAS - Most of the 250 customers that have licensed Oracle's recently launched Fusion Applications so far have chosen a SaaS deployment model instead of running it on-premises, a senior executive said

Published on: April 25th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus