Category Archives: Personal

3 Things Users Can Do to Protect Themselves Against Russian Hackers HoneyPot of Identities

The most salacious headline last week from the BlackHat Conference was the announcement in NY Times that Russian Hackers had amassed a 1.2 Billion User email and password database.  The database included identities from sites that still had known vulnerabilities … Continue reading

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Twitter, Facebook Hacks Last Week Good Reminders Of Socialmedia Identity Security–Ugggh not Ugg Boots

Ugggh….last week we were reminded of how social media platforms are vulnerable to identity security problems. Two colleagues of mine were hacked in the twitter and an add was posted to my facebook account via cross-posting feature in Facebook (I … Continue reading

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Google Dashboard and Identity Security

This week Google launched a new service called Google Dashboard which can be found in the account settings in top right hand corner under "personal settings".  The service is a great idea for a couple of reasons.  One, it served … Continue reading

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Join OpenSSO and OpenDS at Community One EAST

March is going to be an exciting month with a number of events to help make it fun by joining us at one of the events listed below.  The month get’s started with an Unconference in New York sponsored by … Continue reading

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Holiday Traditions: Smoked Salmon

The Holiday’s are upon us!  One of the traditions my father introduced to our family was smoking salmon.  He would spend a couple of weekends prior to Christmas every year smoking salmon and delivering a plate to our friends and … Continue reading

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Salesforce Supports SAML–Standards Matter

Salesforce.com announced recently that they will support SAML in their product.  You can read their blog post here.  This is great news for companies that have a Web Access Management solution like OpenSSO that has comprehensive support of the SAML … Continue reading

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Mashed in London

I am in London for the Gartner Identity Summit this weekend and a good friend of mine Ant Miller who works for the BBC invited me to the Mashed08 at Alexandra Palace.  It is a fantastic event in a great … Continue reading

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