RSA customers who feel victimized by last March's breach of the security vendor's computers have viable options that include continued use of the SecurID authentication tokens, those offered by competitors, or something entirely different: biometrics.
A preliminary draft of new online authentication guidance from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council puts greater responsibility on the shoulders of financial institutions to enhance security.
Imagine drafting the top IT security minds into a defense force to protect the nation's critical IT infrastructure. Defense Minister Jaak Aaviksoo and other Estonian leaders mull the possibility of instituting such a draft.
So, I snuck into San Francisco two days early this year, thinking I'd enjoy some quiet time in the press room of the Moscone Center on the eve before the real kickoff of the 2010 RSA Conference.
Boy, was I wrong.