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Doug Franklin

Research Technologist, IBM Security X-Force

Doug Franklin is a Research Technologist at IBM Security Systems X-Force. Doug looks at the broad spectrum of threats, exploitation, and defense techniques. He holds a Bachelor of Information and Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Doug’s background includes core system development of IPS/IDS and anti-virus systems, as well as document imaging systems. In his free time, he pursues interests in photography and amateur sports car racing.

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Who’s Worried About Home Network Security?

Customer-premises equipment devices are not immune from malware and require bolstered network security to stay protected from attackers.

What You Need to Know about Security Flaw Found in OAuth and OpenID

Recent news articles describe a serious "Covert Redirect" security flaw in the OAuth 2.0 and OpenID technologies used to validate user access to Internet properties. This article takes a look at the technologies, the weakness, the potential risks of...

Is the Internet Killing Knowledge Based Authentication?

Something only the user knows. Most of us have encountered Knowledge Based Authentication (KBA), though we might not have realized it had a name. Think back to a time when you phoned your mortgage or credit card company to discuss your account. They...

Co-Written By Doug Franklin