In this week’s podcast, Happtique's CEO Ben Chodor discusses the need for healthcare apps to have security with host Robert Vamosi. Happtique is a mobile application store developed by healthcare professionals for healthcare professionals, offering substores to healthcare enterprises—like hospitals, continuing care facilities, and physician practices. In part two of this two-part interview, Chodor discusses best security practices for healthcare apps. Part one can be found here.
You can listen to part two of the podcast here.Read More
With a witty title, the academic paper "Ron Was Wrong, Whit Was Right" is sure to stir controversy int he days going into the annual RSA conference in San Francisco later this month. "Ron" is Ron Rivest, the "R" in the RSA algorithm, while "Whit" is Whit Diffe, author of the Diffe-Hellman algorithm. Both are gentleman are the authors of popular public key encryption systems, however researchers now say that "RSA is significantly riskier than for \single-secret" ones such as ElGamal or (EC)DSA which are based on Diffe-Hellman."Read More
The Amphion Device Security Ratings (DSR) working group has released an initial taxonomy for public comment. Interested parties can view the Taxonomy here: http://cl.ly/Dmgs and submit their comments on the document via a brief online survey, here: