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  • A Radical New Approach to (MUTUAL) Authentication

    In this article, we present a fundamentally new identity framework – RELATIVE IDENTITY – which addresses and eliminates many of the core problems faced by the current identity technologies. We postulate that authentication necessarily must be mutual and that the only valid way to perform mutual authentication is to make fundamental changes to the identity representation framework…

  • 2-WAY SSL == TWICE PHISHED

    [This thought paper is from Rel-ID Technologies Inc. – a Uniken venture] Authors Sanjay Deshpande, Dr. Pat Shankar, Eashwar Ganapathy Basics of Identity and Authentication – In order to be able to identify / authenticate any entity (be it man or machine), the entity must be characterized by a unique set of symbols, as per [&hellip…

  • Website Identity – the root cause for Internet Fraud

    On the internet there are 2 types of websites – ones that take sensitive information from you and ones that don’t. Online banking applications, shopping applications, stock-trading applications are examples of the former; while CNN, Google etc are examples of the latter. This article deals with the very real insecurities of working with applications of the former variety and the root cause for their existence – the nature of website identity in the contemporary internet environment…