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May 06, 2016
Yes it was World Password Day on 5th May and nonagenarian actress Betty White finds that passwords annoy the "f" "beep" out of you. Perhaps that's why the UK director general for cyber security at ...
April 13, 2016
MIT researchers' Wi-Fi people locator could benefit small businesses. The technology could lead to password-free Wi-Fi in cafes and better climate control systems in offices.
March 18, 2016
Creating a safer Internet has become a central topic of discussion at Fluent 2016. The Seif project is one attempt to improve Web security and deliver trusted infrastructure to the Web.
February 17, 2016
A court order has ruled that Apple needs to create an iPhone backdoor to unlock the device used by the gunman in the San Bernardino killings, but Tim Cook opposed the ruling.
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There are various types of single sign-on technology that can be applied in any professional environment, including within healthcare facilities, to help authenticate users without requiring them to remember a multitude of different password and login combinations.
In this Buyer's Essentials guide, health IT expert Rick Krohn explains the differences between federated single sign-on (SS0), enterprise SSO, Web SSO and other SSO approaches. Krohn details why SSO in healthcare facilities can change depending on if business is conducted with outside partners or within their own building. Krohn also lists some criteria to help organizations that are on the hunt for SSO technology. He writes that they should identify the problem they are trying to solve, evaluate the systems that will be involved with any SSO they purchase and assign as many internal resources as is appropriate to aid the organization during the SSO transition, all while staying patient in their search for the right product.Continue Reading
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In part one of this blog post, John Pescatore, director at the nonprofit cybersecurity training provider SANS Institute, delved into the legal challenges companies face as they strive to secure ... Continue Reading
Last month, Sens. Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence unveiled a draft of the Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016 that would require all ... Continue Reading
As more VDI shops deliver virtual desktops separately from applications, single sign-on provides a way for IT to reduce users' burdens when it comes to multiple logins and remembering passwords. Continue Reading
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Not sure who's really behind that username and password? Google, Facebook and others may finally give multifactor authentication technology the 'push' it needs. Continue Reading
News of the death of the password system is premature, despite the security vulnerabilities of this authentication method. Learn how to create a safe password system. Continue Reading
Passwords have long ruled the authentication world, but they're not infallible. Microsoft added authentication options in Windows 10, including more Windows Hello and effective PINs. Continue Reading
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PowerShell scripts can only run when they have the proper permissions, but an administrator may need to authenticate the script so it has the right privileges. Continue Reading
As the hobbit Frodo Baggins leaves the familiar surroundings of his home in the Shire in the movie The Fellowship of the Ring, he remembers something his uncle Bilbo told him, "It's a dangerous ... Continue Reading
In the TV show 30 Rock, comedy writer Liz Lemon writes a sketch that spawns the catchphrase, "That's a deal breaker, ladies!" The phrase refers to anything a partner might do that could ... Continue Reading