Technical Information and Papers
IT Security and The Fort Knox Syndrome
The conventional risk model used in IT security is
that of a link chain. The system is seen as a chain of events, where the weakest link is found and made stronger.
But this approach, which we name "The Fort Knox Syndrome", is bound to fail. This paper, originally published in 2002,
introduces and compares the NMA ZSentry solution.
NMA 2013, 2009, 2002
|The email security-usability dichotomy:
Necessary antinomy or potential synergism?
Discussion of Usability and Security
ratings of X.509/PKI, PGP, Voltage (IBE), and ZSentry Mail (Zmail), applied to secure email.
Telicom. 2008; 21: 3, May-June, I5-31
||Secure Email Technologies X.509 / PKI,
PGP, IBE, AND ZSENTRY (ZMAIL) - A Usability & Security Comparison
Includes and applies peer-reviewed
Usability and Security metrics, to quantitatively evaluate and compare desirable features (33)
and shortcomings (17) for main secure email technologies.
Chapter 12, Corporate Email Management, S. J. Krishna and Elizabeth Raju (Ed.),
ICFAI University Press, 2007, pp. 171-196, ISBN 81-314-12797 (2007)
Virtual Goods 2003
|Looking back at the
First Virtual Payment System for Clues
about the Virtual Goods Business Model and its Technical Requirements
International Workshop for
Technology, Economy, Social and Legal Aspects of
Virtual Goods, May 22 - 24 2003 in Ilmenau, Germany.
Technologies and Associated Security Solutions in Financial Networks
Thai IT Security 2002, September
19, 2002, Bangkok, Thailand.
as Qualified Reliance on Information, Part I
The COOK Report on Internet
Volume X, No. 10, January
2002, ISSN 1071 - 6327
The foundation for value in B2B
Zero-Knowledge Privacy By
Le Chateau Montebello, Quebec,
Role of Trust in Internet Security
of Certification Systems: X.509, CA, PGP and SKIP
classic by Ed Gerck, versions 1997-2000. Published by the MCG.
talk at the Black Hat Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 1999.
NEW MCG SITE:
Lost; Connexions, 1994
Email World & Internet
Expo Events, 1994-96
Softex Brazil: Campinas,
SP, Brasil 1997
Softex Brazil: Brasilia,
DF, Brasil 1997
US Army - SECC Reunion,
is the Internet Paradigm
A classic by Einar Stefferud,
with Controlled Privacy Using Existing Infrastructure
Financial Cryptography Conference, Southampton, Bermuda, March 2002.
Security: Closing the Dollar Gap
NCR White Paper, July 2002.