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majority-of-lexisnexis-breaches-the-result-of

As pointed out by Adam at Emergent Chaos:

The company said that the 59 identified incidents -- 57 at Seisint and two in other LexisNexis units -- largely related to the misappropriation by third parties of IDs and passwords of legitimate customers and stressed that neither LexisNexis nor the Seisint technology infrastructure was breached by hackers.

So, essentially, if LexisNexis had been using strong authentication for their customers, none of this would have happened.

more-on-effectiveness-of-strong-authentication

Network World has given Bruce Schneier a chance to clarify his position that strong authentication is "Too Little Too Late" and has given RSA's CTO, Joe Uniejewski, a chance to rebut.

new-incentives-for-pci-compliance-from-visa

Visa's CEO hinted during a keynote speach that Visa may be looking at increasing incentives for PCI compliance.

Coghlan’s reference to incentives for compliance with the Payment Card Industry data-security standard follows a year that saw major hacker breaches of databases containing sensitive card information, including PINs for debit cards. “We need to do a better job with data security,” Coghlan said.

new-software-tokens-for-windows-smartphone-and

Just a quick announcement about our new software token clients for Windows Smartphone and Windows Mobile 6 Professional. Please give them a test!

not-bad-for-a-cubicle-on-strong-authentication

Not Bad for a Cubicle has a post on strong authentication - more blogging driven by Bruce Schneier's posts. It's well balanced and insightful.

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