Tozny CEO interviewed about PKI

Isaac contributed to some technical background for an interesting article at c4isrnet.com about the use of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). “Humans are terrible at generating and remembering random stuff, and the strong crypto on PKI is virtually impossible to brute force,” said [Tozny CEO] Isaac Potoczny-Jones, research lead, computer security, for Galois, a technology research and development consulting firm with an …

FedScoop: NIST IoT project explores how to ditch passwords, maintain privacy

Head on over to FedScoop to read the latest about Tozny. A project that lets consumers use their mobile-phone bus passes to control smart home systems may set the table for a forthcoming framework from the National Institute for Standards and Technology dedicated to protecting user privacy…   “The idea is to build privacy-preserving personal data stores to allow new …

Portland Business Journal covers Tozny’s NSTIC project

The Portland Business Journal discusses Tozny’s new NSTIC project in an article by Malia Spencer. “Computer science research and development firm Galois, mobile ticketing firm GlobeSherpa and smart home startup IOTAS are teaming up on a project funded by the federal National Institutes of Standards and Technology. The effort could lay the groundwork for Internet of Things applications that will …

How the Federal government is attempting to protect the Internet of Things

Here’s a great article over at NextGov about various efforts the Federal government is involved with to secure the Internet of Things. Tozny CEO Isaac Potoczny-Jones mentioned NIST’s new privacy frameworks in the context of IoT. Galois is working with NIST on a pilot in which consumers’ information, culled from smart-home services, could be integrated into a “privacy preserving data store,” …

IoT security & privacy requires overcoming a legacy of insecurity

Head over to Network Computing to read Isaac’s article about Internet of Things security and privacy work we’re engaged in. Vendors must adapt a different approach for IoT than was done with the Internet, which was “you are the product, not the customer.” Sticking with this old approach would treat IoT user privacy as second fiddle. Getting privacy right is even …

Podcast: Tozny CEO Interviewed by Regarding ID

Click here to listen to Tozny CEO, Isaac Potoczny-Jones’ interview about the new NSTIC projects on the Regarding ID Podcast. Galois, a Portland-based company that focuses on cyber security primarily for the U.S. government, is the final winner of the fourth round of NSTIC pilots. Galois and its partners will build a tool that relies on biometric authentication to enable the storing …

News: Tozny to be part of NSTIC Pilot!

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) just announced that Galois (Tozny’s parent company) received a grant from the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC)! Tozny CEO, Isaac Potoczny-Jones, will be leading the project and Tonzy will be a part of the pilot. Read the full press release here. Galois, Inc. (Portland, Ore.: $ 1,856,778) Galois will build a tool to allow …