How to move your two-factor authentication app to a new device

The Parallax

What the design itself does make clear is that when security-minded consumers upgrade their devices, they will have to take a few extra steps to migrate their two-factor authentication apps. Here’s how the migration process works for the most popular two-factor authentication apps.

What is Multi-Factor Authentication for Systems?


Though user account takeover—privileged or otherwise—is certainly one problem the information security needs to continue to ameliorate, it’s not the only authentication issue security pros need to be concerned with. IAM Multi-factor Authentication software identity

Triaging modern medicine’s cybersecurity issues

The Parallax

Hackers often talk about practicing good “cybersecurity hygiene” : making sure that basic standards, such as using unique passwords for each log-in, are met. ”—Jacki Monson, chief privacy and information security officer, Sutter Health. READ MORE ON MEDICAL SECURITY.

6 cybersecurity trends we’re thankful for

The Parallax

You might think of cybersecurity professionals as tech’s collective “ watchers on the wall ”—the guardians who let you know when doom is coming. Here are six things on the cybersecurity and privacy front we’re glad that organizations are helping consumers become more aware of than ever before.

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

THE BASICS: Single Sign-On, Security Integration. As more users have relevant information at their ingertips to book lights, purchase. to update information from within the. Flexible Security Application teams have already invested. security model and setting up diferent.

Using Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

I am a huge fan of password managers because they make my life more secure and easier. They were stored securely online, and we could access them from anywhere. I can access any password from my phone or computer via a secure connection. Multi-factor authentication (MFA).

Comparing 4G and 5G Authentication: What You Need to Know and Why


With global deployment imminent, privacy and security protection are of critical importance to 5G. Calls, messaging, and mobile data must be protected with authentication, confidentiality, and integrity. 5G defines three authentication methods: 5G-AKA, EAP-AKA’, and EAP-TLS.

Why CIOs Should Care About Two Factor Authentication

The Accidental Successful CIO

Everybody needs two factor authentication, but just exactly what is it? As everyone in the CIO position knows, keeping the company’s systems and applications secure is a top priority and has a lot to do with the importance of information technology.

7 million domains vulnerable to 'easy' takeover


How secure is your website? Security, Information Security, Security Blogwatch, User Authentication, Information Security (Info Sec This week brings worrying news about how easy it is to take over accounts at the biggest web hosting providers.

Second Factor Authentication With Security Keys


With the movement of our personal and business critical data to the ‘cloud’, and directed attacks on that data, many of us make use of stronger security through use two-factor authentication. Depending on which service, you use Google Authenticator, have a code sent via SMS, get a plain old phone call, the RSA key fob, or rely on email and then type your six digit code if you haven’t been logged out by that point. You will see a tab that says ‘Security Keys’.

Extend your Active Directory security policy to Linux and beyond


Security, Identity & Access Management, Information Security (Info Sec), Identity and Access Management (IAM), User Authentication, Compliance & Regulation

Implementing a Mobile Biometric Authentication System for Enterprise Applications


Learn how to easily reuse your existing enterprise authentication and integrate mobile biometric authentication in your apps with NativeScript and Kinvey. Step #2: Setting up enterprise authentication. Step #3: Tying in biometric authentication.

Google admits to storing plaintext passwords


Security, Information Security, Security Blogwatch, User AuthenticationG Suite, Google’s enterprise productivity SaaS , has been storing some users’ passwords in the clear. Perhaps for as long as 14 years. Holy guacamole.

How Biometric Authentication Is Revolutionizing the Mobile Banking Industry


Due to Apple’s work on inbuilt Biometric authentication system using finger prints or other methods in its iPhone and iPad devices, there is a huge opportunity for any iPhone Development Company to develop mobile apps with Biometric Authentication support. Vein Pattern Authentication.

How to Do JWT Authentication with an Angular 6 SPA


JSON web tokens (JWTs) provide a method of authenticating requests that's convenient, compact, and secure. In this tutorial, Toptal Freelance Software Engineer Sebastian Schocke shows how to implement JWT authentication in an Angular 6 single-page application (SPA), complete with a Node.js More often than not, Angular apps will include them in their data flows.

How to Integrate Biometric Authentication in iOS and Android


Learn how to easily integrate biometric authentication like Face ID and Touch ID in your native iOS and Android mobile apps with NativeScript and Kinvey. Have you ever wondered how many secure applications are using biometric authentication? Integrate Biometric Authentication.

Child domain requiring additional authentication while accessing the website


Child domain requiring additional authentication while accessing the website Scenario:- No problem accessing the main page but whenever I try to access any pages within the site, I am getting additional security window (for user name and password pops up ) while accessing this site from google chrome Same time no issues with IE or any other browser Site hosted in IIS.

7 million domains vulnerable to 'easy' takeover


How secure is your website? Security, Information Security, Security Blogwatch, User Authentication, Information Security (Info Sec This week brings worrying news about how easy it is to take over accounts at the biggest web hosting providers.

2017 in cybersecurity and privacy news

The Parallax

From rampant ransomware to the Equifax breach to geopolitical machinations, it’s hard not to be a cynic about the past 12 months of security and privacy news. And not all federal cybersecurity decisions this year were necessarily harmful to consumers.

Implementing Authentication with the Ambassador API Gateway: OAuth, IdPs, OIDC, Oh My…

Daniel Bryant

The implementation of an effective authentication strategy is vital to any application’s security solution, as is it a key part of determining a user’s identity, and stopping bad actors from masquerading as others, particularly within parts of your system that access sensitive data.

Pick a Side; Make Some Noise

Haft of the Spear

If you don’t know what I’m referring to check out these two posts on so-called security ratings companies and their services. This is only the latest bit of tom-foolery that’s being perpetuated in the name of “security” and/or “compliance” (not a dirty word, by the way). Case in point: privacy outfits that want to charge you to search the spooky dark web to find your personal information. Implement two-factor authentication.

Mueller’s indictment of election hackers a cybersecurity ‘wake-up call’

The Parallax

As Dave Aitel, former NSA cybersecurity analyst and the current chief security technical officer of cybersecurity company Cyxtera tells The Parallax, the details of the indictment indicate the high level of confidence the Justice Department has in its charges. Regardless of U.S.

Domains of Cybersecurity : A Brief Overview | Hacking into Cybersecurity

Linux Academy

Welcome back to the Hacking into Cybersecurity series. In our previous posts, we’ve focused more on helping you land a cybersecurity position. Here, we’re going to talk about one of the major topics we previously mentioned in passing: the domains of cybersecurity. Something we see happen in most organizations is that the domains are split into different departments under the security umbrella. Think of all the security measures they put in place.

New in CDH 5.2: Impala Authentication with LDAP and Kerberos

Cloudera Engineering

Impala authentication can now be handled by a combination of LDAP and Kerberos. Impala , the open source analytic database for Apache Hadoop, supports authentication—the act of proving you are who you say you are—using both Kerberos and LDAP.

NSA leader to hackers: Cybersecurity’s a team sport

The Parallax

LAS VEGAS—It wasn’t so long ago that DefCon attendees enthusiastically engaged in the conference pastime “ Spot the Fed ”—clearly separating themselves from employees of federal organizations like the National Security Agency, if not demonizing them. Cybersecurity really is a team sport.

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What You Need To Know About The Administration’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan


The Whitehouse released a plan on 9 Feb 2016 that should be read and understood by cybersecurity professionals everywhere. As for the plan, here are the key points, taken from the Factsheet titled " Cybersecurity National Action Plan ": The plan calls for establishing a "Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity." The plan calls for a campaign to encourage people to use multi-factor authentication in everything. Bob Gourley.

Part 2: API Access Control and Authentication with Kubernetes, Ambassador and ORY Oathkeeper: Q&A…

Daniel Bryant

Part 2: API Access Control and Authentication with Kubernetes, Ambassador and ORY Oathkeeper: Q&A and Tutorial The Datawire and ORY teams have recently been discussing the challenges of API access control in a cloud native environment, the highlights of which I capture below in a Q&A.

New in Cloudera Manager 5.1: Direct Active Directory Integration for Kerberos Authentication

Cloudera Engineering

With this new release, setting up a separate MIT KDC for cluster authentication services is no longer necessary. Consequently, Kerberos has become an integral part of the security infrastructure for the enterprise data hub (EDH).

Hardening Apache ZooKeeper Security: SASL Quorum Peer Mutual Authentication and Authorization

Cloudera Engineering

Previously ZooKeeper does not support authentication and authorization of servers that are participating in the leader election and quorum forming process; ZooKeeper assumes that every server that is listed in the ZooKeeper configuration file (zoo.cfg) is authenticated. Background.

Thrift Client Authentication Support in Apache HBase 1.0

Cloudera Engineering

Thrift client authentication and doAs impersonation, introduced in HBase 1.0, He didn’t cover running Thrift in a secure Apache HBase cluster, however, because there was no difference in the client configuration with the HBase releases available at that time.

Hadoop Delegation Tokens Explained

Cloudera Engineering

Apache Hadoop’s security was designed and implemented around 2009, and has been stabilizing since then. Delegation tokens were designed and are widely used in the Hadoop ecosystem as an authentication method.

Rethinking Authentication And Biometric Security, The Toptal Way


How does one secure a vast, distributed network of tech talent? Today, we will be discussing the latter, and unveiling our plans for a comprehensive overhaul of our onboarding and authentication procedures. Since all Toptalers will be required to use our new security platform, we encourage you to comment and contribute to our efforts There are three ways of doing this: the right way, the wrong way, and the Toptal way.

PFP Cybersecurity: Providing iron-clad identity for any device and detecting any anomalous behavior


The closest category of security solutions might be those of identity management, authentication and authorization but they are doing these things for hardware, not people. IAM IoT Companies Security Scanning And Testing PFP Cybersecurity

Investing in Enterprise-wide Security

N2Growth Blog

Does your organization view spending money on information systems security (cybersecurity) as an investment, a financial burden, or an unjustified cost of doing business? Is your security budget directed primarily to the Information Technology (IT) department?

There is no longer any such thing as Computer Security

Coding Horror

Remember "cybersecurity"? They were working with IT and security professionals. Work emails were protected by two-factor authentication, a technique that uses a second passcode to keep accounts secure.