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Tim Berners-Lee Introduces Solid Decentralized Identity Platform

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 8 Followers on  Oct 16, 2018

Solid is a new decentralized identity platform from WWW Creator Tim Berners-Lee. Solid provides a mechanism for users to own and better control the usage of their data.

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OpenID Loses Major Proponent, StackOverflow

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Jul 11, 2018 3

OpenID has lost one of its largest proponents. Stack Exchange, the company behind StackOverflow and other Q&A websites, will be completely eliminating support for OpenID on July 25, 2018. This continues a long running trend of websites eliminating OpenID from their offerings.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 999 Followers

The Lowdown on Face Recognition Technology

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

Facial recognition is a direct application of machine learning that is being deployed far and wide to consumers, in the industry and to law enforcement agencies with potential benefits in our daily lives as well as serious concerns for privacy. facial recognition models show above human performances but real world implementation remains problematic for some applications.

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Susanne Kaiser on Microservices Journey from a Startup Perspective

by Srini Penchikala Follow 38 Followers on  Jul 10, 2017

Susanne Kaiser, CTO at Just Software, spoke at the recent QCon New York 2017 Conference about the transformation process her team went through to transition from a monolithic application architecture to microservices model.

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Apache Ranger Graduates to Top-Level Project

by Alexandre Rodrigues Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 14, 2017

Apache Ranger, a security management framework for Apache Hadoop ecosystem, graduated to top level. Ranger is used as a centralized component to define and administer security policies that are enforced across supported Hadoop components such as Apache HBase, Hadoop (HDFS and YARN), Apache Hive, Apache Kafka, Apache Solr, among others.

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NIST Guidelines Require Second Auth Factor When Using Biometrics

by Thomas Betts Follow 48 Followers on  Feb 13, 2017

NIST has released a public draft of new Digital Identity Guidelines, described as “a significant update from past revisions.” The guidelines describe acceptable use of multi-factor authentication (MFA). Furthermore, when using biometric data as one authentication factor, it must be combined with something you have, and not something you know, such as a password.

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Authentication Strategies in Microservices Systems

by Jan Stenberg Follow 37 Followers on  Dec 08, 2016 3

Software security is a complex problem, and is becoming even more complex using Microservices where each service has to deal with security, David Borsos explained at the recent Microservices Conference in London, during his presentation evaluating four end-user authentication options within a microservice based systems.

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GitLab 8.9 Adds File Locking, Hardware U2F Support

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 24, 2016

The release of GitLab 8.9 brings a file locking, a refreshed UI, and hardware-based two-factor authentication. Teaming up with Yubico, developers can now use a hardware YubiKey to automatically authenticate a GitLab session without having to type in a 6-digit TOTP code. In addition, file locking will keep binary assets from getting destroyed during a merge.

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Capital One Launches Developer Platform

by Benjamin Young Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 07, 2016

Capital One launched the DevExchange Beta developer site and initial API offering last month.

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Secrets Management with Chef-Vault

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Jan 31, 2016

Secret management is a difficult problem in a distributed and scalable environment. Chef-vault is a Chef tool built on top of encrypted data bags that eliminates the need to share the decryption key with all users and nodes of an infrastructure.

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Keeping Your Secrets Safe in a Distributed and Scalable Environment

by Rui Covelo Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 28, 2015

At the Velocity Conference in Amsterdam, Alex Shoof explained how to manage secrets in a scalable and distributed environment. Shoof proposed a system based on five fundamental principles for secret management.

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Facebook's and Twitter's SDKs for Apple tvOS Enable Onboarding and Analytics

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Dec 03, 2015

Facebook and Twitter have released SDKs for Apple tvOS to provide support for onboarding, user verification, and analytics.

Mobile Follow 176 Followers

Nexmo Verify SDK Touts Easy Phone Number-based Authentication

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Nov 17, 2015

Nexmo has announced the availability of its Verify SDK for iOS, Android, and JavaScript, which makes it possible to securely register and authenticate users based on their mobile phone numbers, Nexmo says.

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Google Introduces Smart Lock for Passwords

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Jun 02, 2015

Google has announced at I/O 2015 the Google Identity Platform, a collection of tools and APIs for managing identities and dealing with authentication and authorization across Android, iOS and web applications.

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Major Update to Firebase Brings Rich Authentication Tokens

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 07, 2014

Firebase has this week announced major updates to its user authentication, including automatic session persistence, and rich authentication tokens for use in Security Rules.

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