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Okta Vs. LDAP

For many years, LDAP has been the dominant protocol for secure user authentication for on-premise directories. Organizations have used LDAP to store and retrieve data from directory services and it is a critical part of the Active Directory (AD) ecosystem. ...

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User Lookup With Certificate-Based Authentication

Traditionally, the process of authenticating certificates for network access is independent of the user directory. And in a normally-functioning network environment, this is perfectly acceptable. Certificate-based authentication is ironclad and protects the network from unauthorized entry. Only in very rare, ...

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Dynamic RADIUS Policy Enforcement with Static Certificates

Certificate-based WPA2-Enterprise networks are extremely secure, but x.509 digital certificates can be a hassle to manage. Although SecureW2 has one of the best certificate management platforms in the industry, we’re always looking for ways to make EAP-TLS authentication safer and ...

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LDAP: Explained

For many years, LDAP has been the dominant protocol for secure user authentication for on-premise directories. Organizations have used LDAP to store and retrieve data from directory services and is a critical part of the blueprint for Active Directory (AD), ...

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A PKI Solution for Azure

Cyber crime is a genuine threat now that everyone’s information is uploaded online. It is critical for organizations to keep their users’ information protected from outside threats, otherwise they could be looking at a major catastrophe. Many Azure admins have ...

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Can I Use Azure with NPS?

Many organizations are looking to implement RADIUS servers for their networks because it’s renowned for secure user authentication for Wi-Fi, VPN, and much more. RADIUS is considered an essential part of IT infrastructure for protecting sensitive data on the network. ...

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Active Directory Vs. LDAP

Active Directory Vs. LDAP Active Directory (AD) has become an almost ubiquitous tool for IT departments around the world, in fact 95% of Fortune 500 companies use an AD. Because of this, it’s vital to understand Active Directory and its ...

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How to Use Google for 802.1x Wi-Fi

Organizations are making the much-needed transition to cloud-based network solutions and Google is a forerunner in getting people’s devices and networks in the cloud. However, for some, getting your devices configured and ready for WPA2-Enterprise Wi-Fi can be tricky and ...

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Can I Use Azure With A RADIUS Server?

Organizations from around the world are making the much-needed transition to cloud-based network solutions. To ease the transition, Microsoft created Azure to aid clients in moving their directories from on-premise Active Directory (AD) to the cloud. However, Azure is limited ...

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Smart Card Authentication with Active Directory

Industry leaders are constantly looking for solutions to improve wireless network security and efficiency. Organizations must ensure their users can easily access their networks at any time without any security risks. Meanwhile, users shouldn’t have to go through a long ...

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