Every remembrance that I have from a usual visit to my bank in the nineties, when I had started managing my own (small) bank account, always begins with a large standing queue. But, suddenly, everything changed, and my dark remembrances were transformed into an “easy as click” sensation.
Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace aims to set the
benefits, overall strategy, goals and objectives of the government's
plan to improve how users (and even
devices) are authenticated onto the Internet. The plan, so far, calls
for very limited government involvement in the development
of the identity infrastructure.
As more organisations turn to the cloud, the need for an effective set of industry standards is becoming ever more pressing.
There is a clear divide between those who argue for implementation of cloud standards and those who argue against. At the heart of this debate is a clear need to balance the benefits of having a standard with the call for a sustained pace of innovation.
Increasingly complex business relationships are forcing companies to give outsiders greater access to internal systems. According to this year's Global Information Security Survey, this presents a security problem.