The Fall 2014 Regarding ID magazine is available for viewing online. Read about identity and the Internet of Things, Bring Your Own Identity, vulnerability in two-factor authentication and doodling your way to secure access.
Passwords are bad and easy to hack. Even some multi-factor authentication systems are not without their faults but Identity Security Software is working on an identity and access management system that goes beyond authenticating the user at log in. The company’s iDentifyME software platform continually validates the user during the online session.
13 Oct, 2014Sprint offering Ping Identity for mobile access
Ping Identity is supplying cloud-based single sign-on for Sprint business customers that use Google Apps for Work.
Microsoft is seizing the opportunity to hook up with Internet-connected devices and turning to the cloud to provide consumers with more identity authentication options, while also helping organizations embrace a bring-your–own-device (BYOD) policy. Alex Simons, director of program management for Microsoft’s Azure Active Directory, fills Regarding ID’s Gina Jordan in on the latest from the computing giant.
10 Oct, 2014Nok Nok Labs releases Touch ID support
Nok Nok Labs announced released its client so iPhone owners with Touch ID will be able to use the fingerprint scanner to authenticate to other services.
Attendees to the Smart Card Alliance Government Conference will hear industry leaders speaking on PIV credentials, updates on the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, developments in mobile identity programs and evolving NIST standards; HID Global announced that it has been named a partner in the Samsung Enterprise Alliance Program; Thursby Software Systems released its two-factor authentication agent and secure browser for the Android operating system.
08 Oct, 2014Nigeria rolling out eID cards
Nigeria wants to help its citizens get access to banking services with its electronic identification card. The contact smart card includes and EMV application and is secure with PKI and biometrics.