The MashSSL Alliance, an organization dedicated to promoting the use of the MashSSL open specification, has formed. MashSSL, in the process of being standardized, lets web applications mutually authenticate and establishes a secure channel, without having to trust the user or browser. The alliance is made up of a number of technology certification authorities, including VeriSign and Comodo.
»Jeff Scheel has joined PassMark Security, Menlo Park, Calif., as
corporate development officer. He will be in charge of managing and expanding strategic partnerships, increasing international business, and overseeing the company's voice authentication solutions. Scheel previously served as president and CEO of Vocent.