by BIO-key Team 0 Comments

Securing Remote User Authentication for VPN

A virtual private network (VPN) gives you online privacy and anonymity by creating a private network from a public internet connection. VPNs mask your IP (Internet Protocol) address and establish a secure and encrypted connection to provide greater privacy than even a secure Wi-Fi spot.

More importantly, as more users are working from home and expected to continue to work from home, VPNs...

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Tags: Authentication Security, IT Security, NAS, PortalGuard, remote access, OTP, Password Security, RADIUS, Remote Authentication, Single-Factor Authentication, Two-Factor Authentication, Virtual Private Network, VPN

by Gregg Browinski 0 Comments

How Can a Cloud Provider Securely Access my Active Directory?

More users and companies are running software applications in the cloud than ever before. When even the US Federal government is looking to get into the cloud, it's a clear indication that it has reached wide acceptance. Similarly, Identity as a Service (IDaaS) has been around for years, but how often do admins considering this approach bother to take a deeper dive into the issue of directory...

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Tags: Authentication, Authentication Methods, Authentication Security, Cloud SaaS, encryption, firewall, Identity Federation, IT Security, #security, Access Control, Access Management, Active Directory, User Authentication, VPN, OAuth 2.0, OAauth, IDaaS, directory synchronization

by Gregg Browinski 1 Comment

Remote Password Reset is Always Possible

 

Inspiration can strike at any time. The fickle spark of innovation that serves as the genesis for new ideas, approaches and tactics does not occur on a set schedule. Being able to work and access corporate systems or applications when this metaphorical match is struck can be the difference between an idea catching fire or extinguishing in a puff of smoke.

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Tags: Authentication Security, #infosec, IT Security, #ITSecurity, #passwordmanagement, PortalGuard, OTP, Password Security, #remote users, Self-Service Password Reset, SSPR, VPN

by Tom Hoey 0 Comments

Secure User Authentication for VPN

PassiveKey for Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides the security of two-factor authentication by leveraging the end-user's device, which abolishes the needs for the need for a hardware token and “pay per use” software-based solution. This approach is simple, minimizing the impact on end-users while addressing the number one problem of network attacks by hackers worldwide.

VPNs allow end...

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Tags: Authentication Security, IT Security, NAS, PortalGuard, OTP, PassiveKey, Password Security, RADIUS, Single-Factor Authentication, Two-Factor Authentication, Virtual Private Network, VPN