Joel Dubin is no longer answering questions for SearchSecurity.com.
Joel Dubin, CISSP, is an independent computer security consultant based in Chicago. He specializes in Web and application security and is the author of the recently released book The Little Black Book of Computer Security available from Amazon. In January 2006, Joel was named a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP).
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Contributions from Joel Dubin, past SearchSecurity.com expert
- Are smart cards insecure if Mifare Classic RFID encryption is cracked?
- What 'picture password' technologies are available for mobile devices?
- What techniques are being used to hack smart cards?
- How to enable logon credentialing for 'Net access
- What are the dangers of using radio frequency identification (RFID) tags?
- How to store and secure credit card numbers on the LAN
- Preventing unauthorized Web surfing via proxy
- How to enable SSO for several different systems
- Using SSO to authenticate employees
- For a small office, what are the best, least expensive office servers with secure access?
- What are the pros and cons of using stand-alone authentication that is not Active Directory-based?
- How to choose the right biometric security product
- How to prevent hackers from accessing your router security password
- How does identity propagation work?
- Is it secure to use .NET membership class for user authentication?
- Should PKI systems be used for laptop encryption?
- What is the best way to securely change the local administrator password in a domain?
- What type of protections should security question and answer authentication credentials have?
- Will enabling Group Policy password settings affect existing user accounts?
- Traditional single sign-on (SSO) products versus federated identities