Web Authentication and Access Control News
October 30, 2015
Google demands Certificate Transparency for all Symantec-issued certificates in wake of last month's escalating disclosures about fake "testing" certificates.
September 16, 2015
A new report details how attackers can fly under the radar by using stolen credentials in order to avoid breach detection and forgoing the use of malware in malicious activity.
June 11, 2015
Agencies from U.S. and U.K. governments now support the FIDO Alliance and its open standards for passwordless authentication.
March 25, 2015
Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla have revoked unauthorized TLS certificates issued by an intermediate certificate authority that could have been used in man-in-the-middle attacks.
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Using passwords to authenticate users has a long and troubled past. Expert Rob Shapland explains how open standards such as FIDO, SAML and OpenID can help solve the woes surrounding user authentication in the cloud. Continue Reading
Learn about the new and improved security features in the upcoming Microsoft Edge browser, including on-by-default sandboxes, Passport and HTML5. Continue Reading
Cloud credentials can create major vulnerabilities. Expert Dan Sullivan outlines how to detect compromised credentials and the best ways to prevent it. Continue Reading
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Authentication vulnerabilities are a constant problem, but testing tools like hashcat can make a significant difference. Expert Joe Granneman discusses hashcat and password cracking. Continue Reading
Network administrators typically resist policies for separate accounts when performing different tasks. Expert Michael Cobb explains the risk of privileged access. Continue Reading
The password is not dead yet: Most enterprise personnel use a password to log into a site or a device every day. This three-part technical guide looks at how passwords can be better employed, while they are still around.
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Mandatory access control and application sandboxing both offer layers of security through controlling access to system resources. Expert Michael Cobb explains what sets each apart. Continue Reading
Doling out too many admin privileges can lead enterprises astray when it comes to privileged identity management, but there are ways they can take back control. Continue Reading
While using the cloud for identity and access management can simplify the task, it is critical to consider a number of factors when implementing cloud IAM products and services. Expert Dave Shackleford explains. Continue Reading