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Don’t Call It a Comeback …

by Mark Diodati  |  January 25, 2011

“I been here for years”.  Admit it, the first thing that pops into your mind when hearing LL Cool J’s magnum opus is the hardware storage module (HSM). The HSM is traditionally leveraged for x.509 certificate deployments in high identity assurance use cases. The HSM protects the certificate authority’s (CA) private key in a tamper-resistant […]

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Rethinking Identity Management: Time to Erase the Tape?

by Mark Diodati  |  January 10, 2011

There’s a story that goes along with ‘Where the Streets Have No Name”, the opening track of U2’s “The Joshua Tree”. The song seamlessly melds a wonderful introduction–which has a 6/4 time signature—into the body of the song, which is in 4/4. The recording process got so onerous that progress was slow. Very slow. Brian […]

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