Authentication

SHAKEN/STIR is Getting Real

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) estimates robocalls will constitute more than half of all phone calls placed in the U.S. this year. In an effort to end to this, the FCC and major telecommunications companies including Comcast, AT&T, and T-Mobile have lined up behind a new standard called SHAKEN/STIR (Signature-based Handling of Asserted Information using…

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The PKI Guy talks authentication with author Ivan Ristic

Q&A with Ivan Ristic, author of Bulletproof SSL and TLS and founder of Hardenize TPG: Tell us about your book, Bulletproof SSL and TLS. What are the biggest takeaways for IT security professionals? IR: Bulletproof SSL and TLS came out of my frustrations with the complexities of the TLS and PKI ecosystem and especially the…

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Putting an End to Robocalls: FCC’s Robocall Summit Discusses Next Steps

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held the SHAKEN/STIR Robocall Summit, led by Chairman Ajit Pai. The focus for the summit was to discuss the current state of efforts to stop robocalls and Caller ID spoofing and discuss the U.S. implementation of a new global standard called SHAKEN/STIR. Defined by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry…

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The PKI Guy explores IoT security with Doug Beattie of GlobalSign

Q&A with Doug Beattie, vice president of product management, GlobalSign TPG: Tell us about your scalable encryption. DB: GlobalSign is an identity services company providing cloud-based, highly scalable PKI solutions for enterprises needing to conduct safe commerce, communications, content delivery, and community interactions. Our identity and security solutions enable businesses, large enterprises, cloud-based service providers,…

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The Evolving Sense of Trust in the Age of Cryptocurrency

With the rise of cryptocurrency, how we perceive the notion of trust is changing. Will cryptocurrency change our perception of trustworthy persons? Do we need to redefine and profile how we investigate and control personnel with digital currency? Mark’s premise is that we need trust to be the cornerstone before digital currency can gain wide…

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