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Reflections on the Heartbleed vulnerability

Some of my assorted updates from other social networks regards the Heartbleed vulnerability, and other musings.

First and foremost, don’t buy the paranoia about the Heartbleed bug and changing passwords as being the extent of the problem. 208 more words

SERIOUS Security Vulnerability: Heartbleed

My last post (see “Serious Security, Serious Implementation”) proposed a personal security token (PST) and new internet security protocol to provide an exceptional degree of security.  1,696 more words


"Heartbleed" - would 2FA have helped?

You won’t have missed the “Heartbleed” bug.

Recent versions of OpenSSL – in fact, versions available for two years – have a buffer overflow vulnerability that can cause data leakage. 1,793 more words


Serious Security, Serious Implementation

Just before the two-part detour into startup management—which was extremely well read—I discussed the lamentable state of security (see “Time to Get Serious About Security… 1,593 more words


Lync active two-factor authentication

Hello everyone (and a special hi to Tom if you’re reading this)!

As I mentioned in my post about increasing lync security there is another option to enable two-factor authentication or application specific passwords for Lync, apart from passive authentication. 961 more words


Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365 - #Office365, #IAM

This is cool!

Paul Andrew is a technical product manager on the Office 365 team working on identity.

Today we’re adding Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365 to Office 365 Midsize Business, Enterprise plans, Academic plans, Nonprofit plans, and standalone Office 365 plans, including Exchange Online and SharePoint Online. 361 more words


Lync Passive Authentication with two-factor authentication – Part II

Welcome back to part II in this series about “Lync Passive Authentication with two-factor authentication”. In part I we looked at the configuration of passive authentication both on the Lync server and on the AD FS side. 639 more words