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Here you go..OWASP Hartford !

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Last night, I had the opportunity to present at an OWASP event @Hartford, CT.  James McGovern, a long-time buddy of mine organized this event at one of the Hartford skyscrappers – What a great view !  I had contributed code artifacts to OWASP projects before, but it was the first time I had a chance to attend an OWASP event…. Read more »

Security Guidance for "Sun Certified Enterprise Architect" for Java EE5 exam

Not a shameless promotion – I came to know from multiple feedback and praises from the people who took the Sun Certified Enterprise Architect exam.  Core Security patterns is overwhelmingly suggested as a reference text for “Section 8 – Security” of Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for Java EE5 exam.    Section 8: Security Explain the client-side security model for the Java SE… Read more »

Stronger Authentication with Biometric SSO (Using OpenSSO and BiObex).

I had been involved with multiple Biometric ISV providers and its integration with Sun technologies particularly OpenSSO, IdM, Sun Rays and Solaris. I also had the opportunity to deploy Biometric solutions to few govt organizations that starts with “D” and “N”. Believe it or not…we have few of them in production. Now, getting down to the specifics – Putting it… Read more »

Using JAAS for Biometric Authentication – Yes, it works.

Last few months, I was passionately busy working on an interesting project opportunity …to implement a biometric authentication module for a security sensitive J2EE application (Sorry…don’t ask who is the customer :-)). Ofcourse, the target is a die-hard Sun customer who believed on us -not- that armed contractor. They suggested me to use CrossMatch Verifier-E Fingerprint scanner and BioBex middleware… Read more »