Leading Technical People

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This blog is about leading technical people for the purpose of building a product. Non-technical people usually fail in leading technical people. Why is this? I’ll explore some basic guidelines that will help you to become the leader your team deserves ... Read More

Association is the New Authentication

Efforts to increase security and eliminate fraud via stronger, more obtuse and higher friction user-based authentication have not left us more secure - they have just irritated the user. The solution is out there, and that solution is association ... Read More

PII and the Blockchain – Rethinking the Identity Trust Problem

The blockchain is an open, distributed ledger, which consists of a list of records (blocks) linked together via cryptographically-derived hash links. In most blockchain scenarios, these are public, anonymous servers – not owned or affiliated to any enterprise. Here are five basic principles underlying the technology ... Read More

Let’s Not Kid Ourselves – Authentication Doesn’t Work

To the product/business owner, authentication is not just the “friction” of the authentication, but the actual entire process of validating that the user identity we authenticated is the same user consuming the IT resource. Enterprises have to be vigilant at the gate, and then vigilant at every step of the ... Read More