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Why Single Sign On Systems Are Bad

Jul 31, 2009, 18:03 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

"Yes yes yes yes yes. *This* is what the UK government simply does not want to accept: creating a single, all-powerful "proof" of identity is actually exactly the wrong thing to do. Once compromised, it is hugely dangerous. Moreover, it gives too much power to the provider of that infrastructure - which is precisely why the government *loves* it."

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