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Open authentication spec from FIDO Alliance moves beyond passwords

An open industry alliance released specs Tuesday that promise to secure online communications without passwords. read more »

Hitachi finger vein scanner could secure large venues

A "walkthrough-stye" scanner would require a simple wave of the hand to open gates read more »

Vodafone blocks Chaos Computer Club site, fueling 'Net censorship concerns in UK

Over-blocking is a common issue with Internet filters run by ISPs in the U.K., digital rights group says read more »

The POODLE flaw returns, this time hitting TLS security protocol

HTTPS website owners advised to check their websites again read more »

Forgotten subdomains boost risk of account hijacking, other attacks

Some sites have subdomains pointed at old domains that have long expired and can be registered by attackers read more »

IBM fixes serious flaw in Endpoint Manager for mobile device management

The flaw can be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the management server read more »

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User authentication In Depth

Mobile devices – the weakest link of enterprise security?

Devices are lost at an alarming rate - and this is an area of vulnerability for businesses read more »

The best new features in Windows Server 10 (so far)

The early look at Windows Server 10 reveals many expected enhancements and nice surprises read more »

Windows Server 10 Technical Preview: A first look

No major changes compared to Windows Server 2012 R2, but some very good incremental ones.With this just a very early version, here are some changes you might want to consider as you decide when to start looking at the release. read more »

Ten major Office 365 migration gotchas to avoid

Microsoft offers compelling benefits for moving to its hosted offering but getting there requires preparation read more »

Swisscom: Customer trust is something we should not compromise in any way

Are some APIs too precious to give away? Swisscom strikes a balance with big data read more »

Why giving mobile apps banking info isn't as risky as it seems

The risks are no greater than transactions involving payment cards read more »

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User authentication Slideshows

7 futuristic authentication systems DARPA is funding

From analysing the way you walk to your heartbeat, these password killers could be here soon. read more »

The 10 most terrifying security nightmares revealed at the Black Hat and Def Con hacker conferences

Hacked planes. Unstoppable, utterly malicious flash drives. Hotel automation gone crazy. These are the 10 most terrifying security stories out of the premier hacker and security conferences in Las Vegas. read more »

Six tips to protect employees from phishing attacks

Make sure no-one gets a good catch at an employee's expense - consumer security provider BullGuard has put together a few tips on Phishing prevention read more »

11 Android tools for web developers

Android mobile devices, while not typically thought of as places where development work gets done, can offer surprisingly useful apps to help developers get the job done, anywhere. read more »

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Understanding your level of data protection read more »

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