Internet Identification and Authentication

A brief look at knowing who you are talking to on the Internet A few years ago, free email service providers such as Hotmail and Yahoo! demonstrated to the world a new form of communication.  Along with the ease of creating an online account, protecting a user’s privacy and concealing one’s identity, a new realm of security and authentication concerns surfaced. President Clinton signed the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act on June 30, 2000, giving electronically signed documents the same legal validity as a traditional … Read more