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focusing-on-things-you-can-control

The blogosphere is alive with talk about the FFEIC's guidance requiring stronger authentication for online banking. Inevitablty, someone says how useless better authentication is when PCs are so insecure.

etrade-to-deploy-rsa-tokens-but-does-it-stop

ETrade announced that they would be offering RSA SecurID key fob tokens to account holders with more than $50,000 in assets.

google-looks-to-protect-its-business-with

I think Google's purchase of GreenBorder is very intersting. It shows that they see the threat that malware has to the online commerce and that they intend to do something about it. What's not clear is whether this acquisition was done with the goal of protecting payment processing (Google CheckOut) or whether it is meant to shore up security around their office application suite and their new offline access system Google Gears. Perhaps, Google is smart enough to know that both need additional security and is organized in such a way to make it happen.

another-plug-for-strong-authentication

A great analogy: strong authentication is like Penicillin for your network security

estonian-phisher-nabbed

"Pau said the suspect stole the money by infecting thousands of computers with a clever - and for a long time undetectable - trojan that transmitted their personal information, including internet banking account numbers and passwords, to him."

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