Smart Cards, 10 Years Later – Part 2

In my last blog, I left off talking about the different forms of authentication and the abundance of solutions available to enable multi-factor authentication (based on the directive to increase security for user authentication into laptops).

Smart Cards, 10 Years Later – Part 1

Over the last decade we have seen technology advancements grow in all sectors.  For most of us, this is an “expectation” we look forward to:  what’s the next cool gadget this year and how does it work?  For businesses however, these new technologies are often viewed as:  a new requirement that we have to now meet in order to be compliant.  This usually means the solution is mandated to address one key design phase – “security”.  Security alone doesn’t advance technology; solutions must be innovative, easy to use, manageable, and sometimes even  cool!