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Katharine Hadow

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Comodo's Two-factor Authentication process is popular with credit unions. Comodo's Two-Factor process can authenticate online banking customers with: Usernames and Passwords Digital certificates One-time Passwords (delivered via phone call, SMS and/or email) Optional Security Questions and Secure Cookies Comodo's solution is easy to install and integrates seamlessly with a credit union's existing website. After the customer has installed its digital certificate, the online banking process works just the way it did before, minimizing the learning curve. Comodo customers have experienced very little drain on their help desk, and which further declines after the first couple of weeks. Comodo's Two-factor process meets FFIEC regulationsby requiring one of each kind of identifier: Something the customer knows - (i.e., the customer's password) Something the customer has -... (more)

Online Encryption: Roots Are Showing

Jersey City, NJ, December 15, 2009 - In X.509 encryption, discriminating buyers check to be sure that certificate roots are well-protected. Certificate owners also check the distribution of the roots: can they be found in as many of the major browsers as possible? Owners aim for widespread distribution across all browsers. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates allow computer users to encrypt information, scrambling it so that only someone with access to the certificate owner's key can unscramble it. The key itself is scrambled, as is the key used to scramble it, and so on ... (more)

Don't Blame the Browser

Malih Abdulhayoglu, in a column for SecurityFocus.com, urges readers to move away from traditional detection-based software and toward a prevention-based technology. http://www.securityfocus.com/columnists/492 ... (more)

HP Offers Comodo Multi-Domain Certificates with Home Servers

HP makes it even easier to run a home server like a business by providing a free Comodo multi-domain digital certificate with each new MediaSmart Server. With the MediaSmart Server, home-based computer networks can support several different domains. The free multi-domain certificate reduces the administration needed to integrate the home network with home-based business needs. "One Comodo multi-domain certificate can easily support up to 30 domains," said Melih Abdulhayoglu, CEO and Chief Security Architect at Comodo. "Most home server users will not need that many domains, but wh... (more)

Comodo Provides Security Freeware in 17 Languages

Comodo Provides Security Freeware in 17 Languages Jersey City, NJ, July 07, 2009 - Until now, Comodo Internet Security had a drawback: it was only available in English. Grateful Internet users around the world install the award-winning freeware on their computers. Yet many could not benefit from it because they could not understand the English-language instructions for the antivirus and firewall software. Malware thrives in the world's poorest countries where Internet users can barely afford PCs and Internet access. Security software in those countries is considered a luxury. Inf... (more)