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Why Distributed Public Ledgers such as Blockchain will not solve the identification and thus the authentication problem

There is a lot of talk about Blockchain and, more generally, Distributed Public Ledgers (DPLs) these days. Some try to position DPLs as a means for better identification and, in consequence, authentication. Unfortunately, this will not really work. We might see a few approaches for stronger…

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May 09, 2016: Moving Beyond the Hype: EIC 2016 Blockchain Seminar

What is it that creates such a fast and strong hype around the blockchain topic? The fear of missing out the biggest innovation since the internet? The notion that this time it could really be that one big thing turning everything upside down? Anyway, the industry is on the move, following…

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Demystifying the Blockchain - 71555

Investigating current and future blockchain use cases as it evolves from a secure distributed ledger to a full compute platform.

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Microsoft to acquire Secure Islands – a significant investment in Secure Information Sharing

Microsoft and Secure Islands today announced that Microsoft is to acquire Secure Islands. Secure Islands is a provider of automated classification for documents and further technologies for protecting information. The company already has tight integration into Microsoft’s Azure Rights…

Congress

Mar 01 - 02, 2017: Digital Finance World 2017

Digital Finance World (DFW) on March 01-02, 2017 in Frankfurt. Interact with a targeted and engaged audience, enjoy an unparalleled content depth, get guidance for critical decisions on the digital transformation of your enterprise.

Advisory Note

Best Practice: European Identity Award 2015: NORD/LB - 71401

EIC Award 2015 for Best Access Governance / Access Intelligence Project: Implementation of a large-scale, state-of-the-art Access Management and Access Governance project improving the bank’s compliance and efficiency while transitioning to “IAM as a Service” as a modern…

Congress

May 10 - 13, 2016: European Identity & Cloud Conference 2016

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2016 is the place where identity management, cloud, and information security thought leaders and experts get together to discuss and shape the future of secure, privacy-aware agile, business- and innovation-driven IT.

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Information Security Predictions and Recommendations 2015 and beyond - 71045

Recommendations for investing in Information Security in 2015 and beyond. Predictions of the trends and hypes in Information Security in 2015. Advice on which of these trends and hypes to follow.

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Microsoft Partnership Enables Security at Firmware Level

Microsoft has partnered with Windows PC makers to add another level of cyber attack protection for users of Windows 10 to defend against threats targeting firmware and the operating system. The move is in response to attackers developing threats that specifically target firmware as the IT industry has built more protections into operating systems and connected devices. A trend that appears to have been gaining popularity since Russian espionage group APT28 – also known as Fancy Bear, [...]

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