ISSE 2016 kicked off this morning, gathering IT professionals from around Europe to discuss the future of identity and authentication within security

This is the year of identity, said Jon Shamah, chair of EEMA, as he addressed the audience today. Which is a line you might expect from the host of ISSE 2016, a long running identity and authentication conference.

ISSE, which has been around for 17 years and discussing the problems of identity for just as long, has achieved a new relevance in public consciousness. Not a day goes by without some kind of identity or identity fraud story in a national newspaper. This, said Shamah, is an age when you can go out and actually find someone on the street who knows even a little bit about this subject.

Continue reading the article by Max Metzger, SC Magazine here.