Sounded simple enough. Join forces with Pam and Dale to put on a 3 hour workshop at the Cloud Identity Summit exploring all things identity management, each of us having a whole hour in which to dazzle the crowd. And with an awesome theme like the Hitchhikers Guide to help us keep it entertaining. This was bound to
Tag: Identity Proofing
Another year, another European Identity Award for an Oracle customer. At last weeks European Identity Conference, KuppingerCole gave their coveted award in the Governance, Risk Management and Compliance category to BT for their Managed Fraud Reduction service. The BT MFR service provides a real time risk assessment of online transactions, thus providing customers the ability
Jackson Shaw just wrote about a website called goodsecurityquestions.com. As the name indicates, it’s a site that purports to distinguish between good and bad questions to employ when setting up for your identity re-verification challenges (for when you forget your password or need to execute a high-value transaction, for instance). The same site also (correctly)
All the web has been abuzz recently about Twitters launch of Verified Accounts (read Mashable’s post about it here). The goal of the program is to be able to show a badge on a Twitter account that communicates to readers the authenticity of the twitter stream. The reason for Twitter doing this is to avoid
Another Catalyst conference has come and gone, leaving us with a lot of material to chew on and ponder. Burton always forces us to think about what we are doing, especially those of us that have products to deliver. And it’s always interesting to see all the new companies that are popping up in the
You can read here an interesting interview eWeek ran of Burton Group analyst Mark Diodati on the topic of Identity Proofing – that crucial but often tricky process that verifies that someone is indeed who they are claiming to be. This is somewhat different from authentication, which is the process of someone identifying themselves to
I received this newswire story about a new company called safeTspace that claims to provide the kind of identity and age verification service that I blogged about a few weeks ago. Aimed at social-networking sites like MySpace, it combines an in-person registration process with biometric authentication to offer an unprecedented level of security for users.
Second Life is an Internet-based virtual world developed by Linden Labs. It uses advanced virtual world technology to create what is, in essence, a highly sophisticated social networking application. Users of the system, called “Residents”, can explore, meet one another, socialize, participate in individual and group activities, create and trade items (virtual property) and services.