One of the objectives that the FIDO Alliance 1.0 Specification sets forth is to strengthen authentication through a choice of multiple factors. And one of its compromises is allowing passwords to be one factor.
The "last mile" leading from customer distribution points to customer premises can remain paved with copper, now that a standard for interfacing fiber to copper has at last been published.
Already, people are happy to give away elements of their personal data to private industries for marketing purposes. Why does the U.S. Government bother with eavesdropping for the same data?
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Most intelligent people actually know what the Internet is. So why, when we get into one of the most important debates of our time, does intelligence fail us and we suddenly get this wrong?
Inspired by a belief that ICANN and IANA extend First Amendment protections to Internet users worldwide, representatives in Congress successfully thwart budget provisions for a transition plan.
A security upgrade process just begun by ICANN on its zone domain transfer system revealed a compromise whose signature implies the hacker knew what he or she was doing.
If you're scared by the idea of a central server out there in the world granting you access to your company network, maybe you'd feel easier with your company network granting you access to the world.
The era of logging onto the Web using a real, physical key may have just begun. Of course, if things start to get cumbersome and that key is easily bypassed, it may have just ended.
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