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How Universal Two-Factor Authentication Could Change Password Security

As much of our day-to-day lives migrate into the digital realm, the need to secure our personal data, both online and on mobile devices, has become blindingly obvious.
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Utilizing Biometric Single Sign-On for Stronger Data Security

Single sign-on (SSO) is a biometric identification management system that allows end users the ability to provide their biometric credentials in place of a password, token, or personal identification number (PIN) as a secure method of system or database access.
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Common Pitfalls of Authentication-Based Security

Ground chuck and filet mignon are two very different types of beef. Ground chuck is priced for everyday meals. Filet mignon, however, is a luxury cut, prized for its tenderness with a price tag to match. Beef may be what’s for dinner, but what kind clearly matters to the consumer.
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Security: Opening the Door to Business Agility

Many organizations look at security from yesterday’s paradigm – a “we versus they” mentality that pits business productivity against security.
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Using a Federated Identity Service as an Authentication Hub

A Million Paths to Everywhere: The Internal Authentication Challenge
Authenticating users and securely communicating authorization information with a cloud application – or any Web-based portal – requires a common endpoint acting as the enterprise IdP.
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5 Top Security Questions about iPhone Biometric Authentication

Apple is acknowledging a common complaint from online and mobile banking: the need for stronger authentication.
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First Century Philosophy for the 21st Century Security

Getting back to basics with security

This is a lesson we need desperately, as enterprises ask for maturity models and best practices become synonymous with sufficiency.

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Don’t Unchain that Supply Chain ‘Melody’

So what do the Righteous Brothers, grapefruit, Cymbalta, packaged software, toy jewelry, Callaway golf clubs, Prada purses, Cowboys and Aliens and car parts have in common? Everything, when it comes to theft, counterfeiting, terrorism, diversions, health threats and other illegal and unethical practices up and down the supply chain.
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Five Ways to Help End Users Bolster Security in 2010

From one end of the globe to another, criminals are getting smarter. As their attempts to steal assets become more informed and more sophisticated, the need to stay one step
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Biometrics Bridges Physical, Logical Security

For some biometrics readers, advanced antimicrobial technology has been added to reduce the spread of micro-organisms. Emerging are applications based on biometrics technology that more easily bring together physical
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Physical and Logical Security Convergence

Physical and Logical Security Convergence

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Government and companies have already invested hundreds of millions of dollars in the convergence of physical and logical security solutions, but there are no books on the topic. This book begins with an overall explanation of information security, physical security, and why approaching these two different types of security in one way (called convergence) is so critical in today?s changing security landscape. View



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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.


Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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In the February 2015 issue of Security Magazine, see what other companies have learned from the massive data breach and what they are doing in the now and in the future. Also, what could adding thermal cameras to your operation do for you? and Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs prepares for the future with security decisions.
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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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