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Online Authentication

Are Those Security Questions Begging You to Lie?

Adam Levin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

As the smoke clears from this latest attack on privacy and our collective sense of decency, it's becoming more and more likely that a deft use of personally identifiable information was used to unlock the nude celebrity photo troves that flooded the Internet.

Privacy, Online Identity Solutions, and Making Money: Pick Three?

Susan Landau | Posted 01.25.2012 | Technology
Susan Landau

If identity providers are all in the business to make money, why should Facebook -- or any other private company -- be willing to act as an identity provider for federal sites?

NIST Leads the Charge on Online Authentication

Susan Landau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Susan Landau

It's been a long time coming. After any number of heavy-handed approaches to online identity management, the federal government looks like it is trying a more enlightened approach.