Twitter wanted no part of a fight with the New York State Supreme Court.
John Fontana's blog traverses the evolving digital identity landscape and its intersection with the cloud, compliance, audit, privacy, mobile computing, API integration and security.
John Fontana is a journalist focusing on authentication, identity, privacy and security issues. Currently, he is the Identity Evangelist for strong authentication vendor Yubico, where he also blogs about industry issues and standards work, including the FIDO Alliance.
Massachusetts Rep. Ed Markey's proposed Mobile Device Privacy Act is aimed at protecting device users.
Klout is quietly piloting with developers its new OAuth API and KloutPass authentication verification as first steps in a larger strategy to become a platform and offer its data through other apps.
New York judge says produce data by Friday or face fines and contempt of court charges.
Survey shows depth to which Internet users are ignoring core precautions, using weak passwords, and storing sensitive data in email.
Flaw in fingerprint reader software called "nothing but a big, glowing security hole." Vulnerability exposes all files, documents on PC.
Data collected by natural gas SmartMeters used by more than nine million customers in California is now protected under a set of historic privacy rules laid out in the state's Smart Grid initiative.
Nearly one in four BYOD mobile workers with smartphones and tablets are employing workarounds to bypass IT controls on corporate data.
Survey shows 68% of U.S. organizations will increase SaaS spending between now and 2015, while 80% in Asia/Pacific will increase spending slightly.
Identity's ultimate value to enterprise security lies in its ability to provide contextual aspects for date and resource protection, such as who is accessing what, from where, and with what kind of credential.