Using Multi-Factor Authentication for Network Security

Micah Spady Uncategorized

Using Multi-Factor Authentication for Network Security

Many inquiries that we receive reference Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and how it can be used to improve the network security. MFA is a process that requires more than one form of identity to authenticate a user and approve network access. ...

WPA2-PSK is Not Enough

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WPA2-PSK is Not Enough

In this day and age, employees are accessing their corporate resources wherever they can get a strong wireless signal, whether that’s a public hotspot, the office, or a friend’s apartment. Methods of authentication based on a pre-shared key (PSK) are …

Dinosaurs Among Us: The Archaic Protocol at the Heart of Secure Wireless

Adam Education

Dinosaurs Among Us: The Archaic Protocol at the Heart of Secure Wireless

At SecureW2, we develop a lot of technology for wireless security, more specifically 802.1X. If you’re not familiar 802.1X, it’s the basis of WPA2-Enterprise networks that corporations, colleges, and other large organizations use. And inside the vast majority of these …

Stop using self-signed certificates for 802.1X

Adam Education, Uncategorized

Stop using self-signed certificates for 802.1X

When setting up 802.1X we often run into questions about using self signed certificates for WPA2-Enterprise server certificate validation.  First, we should clarify the difference between a self-signed certificate and a private Certificate Authority — this is often a point of …