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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in February 2007
RSA Responds to Site-to-User Authentication Study
News  |  2/20/2007  | 
A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about a study that seemed to prove that site-to-user authentication was a broken practice. Well, not surprisingly, the purveyors of such technologies took exception to the notion that their product was ineffective. What follows is a response written by Louie Gasparini, co-CTO of the consumer divisi
More Phishing Phun: Even Experienced Web Users are Becoming Victims
News  |  2/16/2007  | 
You would think that by now almost every user of the Internet would know not to click on links in emails supposedly from financial institutions -- especially a bank that you have never heard of or have never done any business -- and enter your username or password. But as this podcast and article from National Public Radio (NPR) points out, Web-savvy individual
ING Traders Get Powers in Fingertips, Phone Home
News  |  2/14/2007  | 
ING has implemented biometric fingerprint scanning technology on its trading floor workstations. Dutch biometric consultant BioXS developed an integrated solution using matching software from BIO-key International combin
A Spy in the Ernst & Young Advanced Security Center
News  |  2/6/2007  | 
This morning I was invited to the Ernst & Young headquarters in Times Square to tour the firm's Advanced Security Center (ASC). The center, along with a location in Houston, employs a staff of 30 security professionals dedicated to performing assessments of companies' security infrastructure, and focusing on the financial services industry. Through the dually authenticated door-locks and under the concrete lined ceilings of the office were an impre
Site Authentication Method Revealed to Be a Bust
News  |  2/5/2007  | 
The New York Times reports today (free subscription required) that a new joint study out of Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology claims that a popular authentication technique is failing its users. Site authentication images - user-chosen images that appear on a Web site when a user logs in to prove the authenticity of the site

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