28 Feb 2013
64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise (RTM)
Google's Vint Cerf talks identifiers vs. pseudonyms online
Read more at source: Google's Vint Cerf talks identifiers vs. pseudonyms online | ZDNet
SAN FRANCISCO -- While anonymity is often employed as a security mechanism by Internet users, strong authentication and unique identifiers are more practical methods, based on comments made by Vint Cerf, chief Internet evangelist at Google.
"The notion of uniqueness is incredibly powerful. It should never be given up," asserted Cerf while speaking at the 2013 RSA Conference.
Often referred to as one of the fathers of the Internet, Cerf delivered a sincere lecture about "axiomatic authentication," or pseudonyms versus precise identification, to a packed keynote hall on Wednesday afternoon.
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