2FA based on OU/group membership in hybrid Active Directory

In a previous blog, we saw how two-factor authentication (2FA) secures access to cloud apps in hybrid AD. 2FA adds an extra level of security for applications, including Office 365, G Suite, and Salesforce, to protect sensitive information. With …

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Three critical password management blunders that hackers regularly exploit and best practices to replace them

IT teams often shoulder a number of important security-related responsibilities. It’s essentially up to them to ensure organizations’ networks are secure. For most organizations, comprehensive password management plays a vital role in securing their networks.

IT admins have to give …

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Complying with NIST password guidelines

NIST Password Policy Guidelines

Passwords are the most widely used form of authentication across the globe and serve as the first line of defense to critical systems, applications, and data. In the past decade, however, they have attracted the ire of IT security experts …

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Bringing SSO to hybrid Active Directory

As enterprises transition to a hybrid Active Directory (AD) environment, it’s important that they address identity management challenges. For example, employees often struggle to remember a different password for each application they use. A single sign-on (SSO) solution eliminates this …

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[Infographic] Top three password-related issues that plague IT admins

Managing user identities is an everyday affair for an IT administrator. However, in large organizations with complex IT hierarchies, things spiral out of control very quickly. Below are the top three password-related problems that plague IT admins.

1) Password reset

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Two-factor authentication for secure access to cloud apps in hybrid AD

In an earlier post, we dealt with the benefits of single sign-on (SSO) for cloud apps in hybrid Active Directory (AD). While SSO is good in the sense that it simplifies user access to multiple cloud apps, it doesn’t …

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Empower users to securely reset passwords from the login screen of their machines

With so many rapid technological advances, today’s employees break all the usual work conventions. They work remotely, operate during non-business hours, and use their mobile devices to complete business tasks. When these users forget their passwords, they need to be …

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This World Password Day, enforce good password habits, and #LayerUp with ADSelfService Plus

World Password Day comes and goes each year on the first Thursday of May to emphasize the importance of password security in the minds of the public. This goal is vital. The 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report states that …

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Learn how to secure Windows logons with two-factor authentication [Free webinar]

The go-to strategy for most cybercriminals is stealing user credentials and using them across multiple accounts in an attempt to compromise sensitive network resources. This credential-based attack strategy is highly popular, with 81 percent of successful data breaches utilizing this …

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