Moving beyond OTP and 2FA – emAS MFA

  NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) is no longer recommending OTP's as a form of authentication.-https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2016/08/nist_is_no_long.html Given today’s threat landscape, good security requires strong authentication practices. Passwords and OTP's are no longer considered secure, which is why there is a need to use other forms of authentication that is based on a combination … Continue reading Moving beyond OTP and 2FA – emAS MFA

emBlock – A ready Prototype for Smart Contracts on Hyperledger – Blockchain

Are you concerned about the maintenance, security and verification of your contracts? Worried about alteration, manipulation and frauds? Blockchain is a cutting edge technology that is expected to revolutionize industries in terms of bringing in more transparency, efficiency and not to forget, enabling paperless transformation. eMudhra’s emBlock is The Technology you should consider embracing. We … Continue reading emBlock – A ready Prototype for Smart Contracts on Hyperledger – Blockchain

Securing Internet of Things using Public Key Infrastructure

Internet of Things envisages a connected world with several billion devices going online and exchanging data. This throws open a huge security nightmare where it’s critical to ensure data integrity. A compromise of self-driving cars, automated traffic lights, or drones can result in disastrous consequences. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is the foundation required to secure … Continue reading Securing Internet of Things using Public Key Infrastructure

eKYC, The Digital YOU

If you’re a bank, government authority, insurance company or belong to a select league of institutions which are mandated by ‘Know Your Customer’ regulations, you’re surely familiar with the increased costs, risks and difficulties that compliance to such regulations brings to your organization. From repeated collection of paper KYC documents, storage costs, risks associated to … Continue reading eKYC, The Digital YOU

Preventing Recruitment Forgery using Digital Signatures

How can employers address this flaw? The increasing number of incidents of candidates producing fake documents, signal the need for a thorough scrutiny. As it is seen in many cases, taking a candidate’s claims on face value can prove costly to an organization. At the same time recruitment forgery works the other way too; Job … Continue reading Preventing Recruitment Forgery using Digital Signatures

Are you GDPR Compliant?

If you are processing any data pertaining to a citizen or resident of the European Union, you're probably already aware of GDPR. GDPR is a comprehensive set of guidelines aimed at protecting the personal data of EU citizens and residents globally. Of course, there's a lot a more to it, but a very important aspect … Continue reading Are you GDPR Compliant?

PKI as a Foundation for Secure Data Exchange

Global privacy laws such as GDPR mandate protection of customer data including any personal identifiable information. Numerous times information exchange is insecure as a result of inadequate safeguards and sometimes, when they are secure, it is with restrictive limitations. It is evident that we need a security infrastructure that would allow us to safely share … Continue reading PKI as a Foundation for Secure Data Exchange

Secure Smart-City focus at eMudhra Labs – IoT

As smartphones and computers seep deeper into the fabric of everyday life, companies and governments are looking at how they can use technology to optimize user experience and cost. About half the world’s population now lives in urban areas, and that proportion is likely to rise to 60 percent by 2030, according to the World … Continue reading Secure Smart-City focus at eMudhra Labs – IoT

Are you running FIDO Compliant Authentication?

The World has a Password Problem. How secure is Authentication? The number of data breaches is on the rise. Attacks against SMS OTPs are increasing. Two factor security is so broken that hackers can now drain bank accounts! The Solution : We need a new authentication model. Open standards for simpler, stronger authentication using public … Continue reading Are you running FIDO Compliant Authentication?

Moving into Blockchain

Blockchain has already been successfully implemented across various market sectors and is expected to revolutionize a significant number of industries over the next decade, including financial services, healthcare, real estate and legal among others. emLabs has developed a framework that can allow your organization to move your data architecture onto a distributed ledger. Some of … Continue reading Moving into Blockchain