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student-interest-in-wikid

We get a good number of hits from .edu domains and I was recently asked by a student about using WiKID for a class project on two-factor authentication. This is great and highly encouraged. Feel free to download the commercial server and test it for educational purposes. Obviously, you can really look under the hood of the open source version

summary-of-identity-landscape

I really need to spend more time thinking about identity and focusing on what WiKID needs to do in the identity space. You'll have an identity no matter how you authenticate, but the more you rely on your identity the more important it becomes and the more secure it should be. But I think most of the identity players are focused on making identity easier - i.e. fewer logins.

surprise-hipaa-audits-on-the-way

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has hired PriceWaterhouseCoopers to conduct surprise audits of hospitals for HIPAA compliance:

Its complaint-driven, says Runyon, noting that Tony Trenkle, director of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services at HHS, last month publicly said the first 10 or so reviews will be at hospitals where CMS received complaints about security.

the-express-scripts-bounty

Now this could be interesting. Express Scripts is offering $1,000,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the attacker trying to blackmail them. That is a lot of Ameros.

tower-group-pushes-two-factor-authentication-for


Clearly, we need to do a better job of promoting WiKID.

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