Many organizations are moving on from the cumbersome LDAP protocol

Why Most Are Leaving LDAP With WPA2-Enterprise Behind

Jake Ludin Tech Trends

Why Most Are Leaving LDAP With WPA2-Enterprise Behind

For years, the credential-based network authentication standard was the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). The security and efficiency offered by LDAP provided the necessary protection levels for everyday WPA2-Enterprise operations. But as time progressed, new methods of authentication have been …

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Universities Make with WPA2-Enterprise

Micah Spady Tech Trends

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Universities Make with WPA2-Enterprise

Over the past decade, we’ve helped hundreds of organizations around the world secure and setup WPA2-Enterprise networks. While WPA2-Enterprise remains the golden standard for 802.1x authentication, there are many pitfalls an organization can make when they set it up. Here …

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Using Digital Certificates on Yubikey

Patrick Grubbs Tech Trends

Using Digital Certificates on Yubikey

Yubikeys are an incredibly secure method of protecting yourself from data theft, but you’re probably not using them to their full potential. Natively, Yubikeys only support credential-based authentication through keypairs and one-time passwords. However, SecureW2 has developed an industry-first solution …

TTLS-PAP as an authentication method is weaker than others available

EAP-TTLS/PAP Authentication Protocol Is Not Secure

Jake Ludin Uncategorized

EAP-TTLS/PAP Authentication Protocol Is Not Secure

When designing a new network, there are countless features to consider that have a significant impact on the organization at large. Few functions of the network impact the users more than the authentication method chosen by decision makers. If an …

PEAP-MSCHAPv2 Vulnerability Allows For Credential Theft

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PEAP-MSCHAPv2 Vulnerability Allows For Credential Theft

In 2013, Microsoft released a report of a known security vulnerability present within Wi-Fi authentication. The 802.1x authentication protocol known as PEAP-MSCHAPv2, a widely supported standard, can be exploited to gain user login information from devices which are not properly ...

Best Practices for AD CS Configuration

Samuel Metzler Education

Best Practices for AD CS Configuration

Many companies use Windows servers as the main component of their IT infrastructures. If those companies want to use digital certificates for their network, they set up a public key infrastructure (PKI). PKIs deploy and manage certificates, which can be …

Digital Certificates vs Password Authentication

Samuel Metzler Education, Security Threats

Digital Certificates vs Password Authentication

Businesses understand the importance of passwords for private data security, but might not realize that using a network with passwords poses many security threats. Every advancement in security technology is followed by more sophisticated hacking techniques. Credentials require password change …