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Today’s increasing compliance requirements have focused additional attention on how enterprises manage and control these critical accounts and passwords. How can you address the requirement for shared privileged access while still maximizing information security? Find out how traditional solutions may not be providing the security you need—and how upgrading your password system with an automated solution can help.
: Compliance and Privileged Password Management Compliance and Privileged Password Management Source: e-DMZ Security Document Type: White Paper Description: Today’s increasing compliance requirements have focused additional attention on how enterprises manage and control these critical accounts and passwords. How can you address the requirement for shared privileged access while still maximizing information security? Find out how traditional solutions may not be providing the security you need—and how
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Password Management Survey: The Impact of Password Policies
While the growing trend among companies today is to implement stronger password policies to increase network security, it seems that many still struggle with finding the most cost-effective solution. Read about what a recent survey of over 600 IT professionals discovered about password policies, and find out why implementing a low-risk, cost-effective, and secure password management solution is just what you need.
: Password Management Survey: The Impact of Password Policies Password Management Survey: The Impact of Password Policies Source: Siber Systems Document Type: White Paper Description: While the growing trend among companies today is to implement stronger password policies to increase network security, it seems that many still struggle with finding the most cost-effective solution. Read about what a recent survey of over 600 IT professionals discovered about password policies, and find out why implementing a
3/3/2008 5:49:00 PM
The Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP)
The Secure Remote Password (SRP) holds great promise as a way to strongly authenticate a user without the usual risks of dictionary attack(s) faced by other password-based authentication schemes. Yet the industry de-facto standard remains the password-based authentication scheme. This article explores the possibilities for SRP in today’s multi-channel world, specifically how it improves upon the inherent insecurity of password authentication and the obstacles to overcome to succeed.
: Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP) The Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP) Brenda Coulson - March 3, 2003 Read Comments Introduction The Secure Remote Password (SRP) is the latest in strong password-based authentication protocols. It holds great promise as a way to strongly authenticate a user without the usual risks of dictionary attack(s) faced by other password-based authentication schemes. Yet despite its deficiencies, the industry de-facto standard remains the password-based authentication
The Business Case for Account Lockout Management
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Fixing Security Backdoors:
Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0
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Single Sign-on (SSO): Truths and Myths
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How Secure is Your E-Mail?
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Legacy Single Sign-On: Novell, Evidian, IBM, PassGo, or Computer Associates?
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: required. The resulting constant password resets can amount to an unprecedented cost. The solution to this problem is for organizations to implement single sign-on software across the enterprise. In this article, I ll be comparing five leading non-web based single sign-on products to see which is the best. What is Legacy Single Sign-On? Like Web single sign-on, legacy single sign-on is a technology that allows a user to use a single password to access all resources that are available to them. However, whi
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: Study Shows: FBI Alienates Industry Security Experts Study Shows: FBI Alienates Industry Security Experts L. Taylor - August 21, 2000 Read Comments L. Taylor - August 21, 2000 Problem Fighting cybercrime is complex and time-consuming. One case can involve a multitude of computer systems, networks, and administrators, and requires the cooperation of all system owners, and sometimes many nations, in order to find the perpetrator. Due to their love of technology, their education, training, and experience, it
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