FIDO Authentication is Ready for Government and Contractors

FIDO Authentication Standard is Ready for Government Agencies and Contractors I attended the “Future of Cybersecurity Forum” in Washington, D.C. sponsored by the FIDO Alliance, Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), Cybersecurity Alliance, and the Coalition for Cybersecurity Policy and Law. Speakers and panelists included Jeremy Grant, Venable/Coalition for Cybersecurity Policy and Law, Michael Kaiser, Executive Director, […]

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FIDO Alliance Welcomes Mozilla

FireFox Now Supports The FIDO Security Standard FireFox is the next browser (after Chrome) to adopt the FIDO Alliance standard to enable strong authentication using a FIDO key of any type. What does this mean? If you haven’t heard about FIDO authentication (Fast IDentity Online) and the FIDO Alliance (dot org), I’ll spare you the […]

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SurePassID Joins FIDO Alliance

SurePassID has joined FIDO Alliance and is part of the working group Google has created to focus on an open authentication standard protocol for strong, universal two-factor authentication (2FA) tokens. In addition, SurePassID is part of the FIDO Alliance technical working group that aims to create a web ecosystem that supports additional methods of multi-factor authentication, […]

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3,621 Breached Patient Records = $1.5 Million Fine

The Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights announced this week that a Massachusetts health care provider – Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc., or “MEEI” – will pay a $1.5 million settlement to resolve a HIPAA privacy violation.  The monetary settlement is part of a resolution agreement […]

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Texas HB300 – Going Beyond the Privacy Rights of HIPAA/HITECH

Do you know what today is?  The day that Texas HB300 takes effect. Texans say that everything is bigger in their state.  It’s certainly true of privacy laws.  Texas has some of the broadest – and strictest – privacy laws in the nation.  HB300 expands privacy rights beyond HIPAA and HITECH.  Just look at the […]

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SurePassID featured in Orlando Sentinel

Melbourne company SurePassID adds layer of numbers to fight ID theft 9:27 p.m. EST, March 4, 2012 By Walter Pacheco, Orlando Sentinel A Melbourne company is sandwiching tiny circuits inside credit card-like devices to help everyone from social-media users to high-security businesses combat the rising onslaught of identity theft and fraud. “This type of technology is […]

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