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It is time for replacing SHA1

Posted on 09/25/2014, by Jesús Díaz (INCIBE)
Microsoft and Google have begun to press Certification Authorities towards abandoning SHA1 as the default cryptographic hashing for issuing digital certificates in favour of the more secure family SHA2. In this post, we will see how does this measure affect the main web sites and we will review its causes and consequences.

The issue of biometrics as an authentication method

Posted on 09/25/2013, by Antonio Rodríguez (INCIBE)
With the announcement of the new fingerprint sensor in the latest smartphone from Apple, the iPhone 5S, biometric sensors are again under scrutiny among information security professionals. Especially because the use of these technologies is becoming popular for consumer grade electronics, and its use use could become ubiquitous for something made to protect sensitive data, like information...