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NIST: Time for SMS OTP Tokens to “RIP”

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce and one of the nation’s oldest physical science laboratories. An upcoming pair of “special publications” from NIST know as its official communiques have updated its recommendations for a host of authentication and security issues, and […]

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Ezmcom partners with Data Wide to expand in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Ezmcom Partners with Data Wide in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Ezmcom Inc (EZMCOM) announces a new partnership today: Data Wide (DW), an IT and Information Security firm, has joined the Ezmcom Partner Program. DW will now offer Ezmcom’s complete suite of Multifactor Authentication (MFA/2FA), Risk based adaptive authentication (RBAA), 3D Secure Authentication, Innovative Display Credit and Debit Cards, PKI Digital Signatures and […]


World Password Day 2016: Security vs User Convenience? 2

5th May, 2016 is marked as the “World Password Day“. While, the addressing the concerns to password protection is critical, I find it amusing how age-old techniques and expert suggestions have never matured. It, further, surprises me how same repeatable things are projected to protect Passwords. Lets first look at […]

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Leadership & Startup Lessons from Indian Elections 2014

Recent Indian Elections has been a great watch and it has probably gained the largest attention ever in the media nationally and globally. I attempted to compare the elections with a startup and concluded with few of my personal favorites that I would like to borrow from the Indian Elections: […]


The Big Indian Week Ahead. What does it mean for startups? 1

Everybody is eagerly looking forward to the Big Indian Week Ahead. The largest democracy of the world is all set to see the effect of its middle class. Seems, we have the largest middle class today compared to anybody else in the world. So, lets try to see what does […]


Dream vs Reality. What would you choose?

A tough question. Have you ever thought if given an option what would you choose – Dream vs Reality? Before you could get into decision making mode, let us get deep inside each one of them. Dream Dream, by definition, is a series of thoughts, images and sensations occurring in […]


Are you a professional blogger? Try InstaSafe

I am the Co-Founder of InstaSafe and I am looking for a part-time blogger who can work with my marketing team on a regular basis. The topics covered would be generally Entrepreneurship, Technology, Computer Security, Computer Networking, startup culture, etc. InstaSafe is a Microsoft Ventures Accelerated security firm based out […]


Welcome Back!!!

Last year has been very very hectic. With almost 12 months now without salary and that too have invested a large chunk of my savings into my venture, InstaSafe, the journey has been both mixed. Satisfying and not satisfying, learning a lot new stuffs such as Software Defined Networking, Cloud […]


BTG Scholarship & Reliance Fellowship Apps

Gear up, guys the deadlines for both BTG Scholarship and Stanford Reliance Fellowship is today and tomorrow respectively. I urge you to sincerely apply to both of them (Indians for Reliance Fellowship) because: both of them are awesome and worth giving them a shot. they can give you a head […]


Saga of Acquisitions

For past couple of months, the acquisition and legal departments of some major companies were in action. And I am sure this is just a beginning in what we are seeing as a trend now. Acquisitions are not new to us. They happen for some reasons: Bigger companies acquire small […]


ClearAdmit BoB Results: MBA Dreamz 6th

Yes guys thanks for all your support and assistance. MBA Dreamz ended up 6th in the Best of Blogging Awards for the year 2010-11. Last year, I could not make it to the top 10 even though I was right there at in top 20. I would like to take […]


Facebook Deals: What does it mean?

Did you hear? Facebook declared its royal entry today with Facebook Deals. What does it mean? At the very outset, it sent warning signals to all heavyweight champion startups like groupon, deals2buy, buy, snapdeals and many more. Lets try to understand why I feel Facebook has a huge potential to […]


Google & InMobi

Today, as I was reading through the article about InMobi, an Indian startup that has been consistently getting rave reviews in the market. I have been always been a huge fan of Young Turks and that is one thing which has always inspired and motivated me through thick and thin […]


Welcome to new MBA Dreamz

The Dream continues and so does the journey. MBA Dreamz gets an all-together new look and gets a domain for itself. I am really excited to invite you all here. What better day to start this blog on its own hosted space than announcing that MBA Dreamz has been nominated […]


GRE vs GMAT 1

I guess a lot of you might have already started thinking about this. GRE goes for a makeover this August and for the first time, comes closer to the pattern and format of GMAT. Why is this important? A lot of you might already know that GRE is accepted by […]


Calling Volunteers for Aarambh

This is my second post of the day. It is about calling volunteers for “Aarambh”: the state level sports event for Specially Abled people. Please read on and see if you can contribute in any form possible. I hope to see you there on February 19th. “Aarambh” – The Beginning! […]


Power Learnings from Steve Jobs

As I read this article, I lost myself with Steve Jobs. I, still, remember when I first read about Steve Jobs in iCon. I had heard about Steve earlier but the book made me fall in live with his leadership style. I always hoped that someday I could have made […]


A Quote from Steve Jobs

I've been doing a lot of thinking about one of my entrepreneurial heroes- Steve Jobs. Last year I asked him a question at the D conference and reminded him that I when I was in 7th grade (in 1986) I had sent him a letter with a new design for […]


Sitting UP: Don’t SHIT

Today one of my friends forwarded me the below story. I was not surprised at the conclusion of the story but I was surprised not to have read it anywhere earlier. Lets first read the story: ==================================================================================================== A crow was sitting on a tree, doing nothing all day. A small […]