LinkedIn executives reveal on quarterly earnings call just what the June theft of 6.5 million passwords cost the company in forensic work and on-going security updates.
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 in identity, privacy and security issues. Currently, he is the Identity Evangelist for cloud identity security vendor Ping Identity, where he blogs about relevant issues related to digital identity.
After admitting that its service was breached, Dropbox says it will offer two-factor authentication. Is it the answer to the issue or the start of a new round of questions?
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is using an interactive Twitter tool that has opponents to the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 flooding the Twitter accounts of U.S. senators.
A privacy survey ranks the Top 100 data points in terms of what information end-users care the most about keeping private. Also, Baby Boomers emerge as most privacy-sensitive group.
OAuth 2.0 should be finalized this week, but the action is taking place in blogs and comment sections online as three years of work and frustration boil over.
Researchers are focusing on the feet to develop a new biometric system that proves identity and can help detect certain diseases.
The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace is set to launch its steering group and ready to hand out $10 million for pilot programs.
OAuth 2.0 is already catching fire as the spec to secure native mobile apps and API calls.
The OpenID Foundation introduces a message bus with identity capabilities as part of plan to create venue where ID technology can be vetted, open sourced and made available to enterprises, Web site operators and others.
A researcher calls Yahoo’s loss of 400,000 passwords a “total password failure” for lack of policies and storage in plain text. In addition, the hack included accounts from other domains including the U.S. Congress