I gave a talk at the Ohio Linuxfest and totally loved this event.
What does privacyIDEA have to do with the abolition of cash money? Usually we do no political blogging here, but this is a great case to give you a deeper understand of the idea behind privacyIDEA. Cash Money In Germany certain disoriented politicians suggest the abolition of cash money. Arguing […]
I understand there is a bit of confusion about two factor authentication with privacyIDEA for ownCloud. Comments in ownCloud blogpost and in the privacyIDEA Youtube channel indicate this. To do openess and transparancy the honour I would like to elaborate on what has happened. The empire strikes back The subdirectory authmodules in […]
At the moment we are working on privacyIDEA 2.10. privacyIDEA 2.10 is about user self registration. The classical concept of privacyIDEA was: You have a user database – a user store – and privacyIDEA just reads this user store. In classical scenarios such as the enterprise environment with the Active […]
Two factor authentication or multi factor authentication is ment to raise the bar for attackers. They ought to sniff, brute-force or social-engineer your password and in addition steal or “borrow” your hardware token for a “test”. Still, I wish to think that the Yubikey – being the product of originally a sole Swedish company […]
I am really puzzled and scared by many modern “security” consultants who claim the smartphone to be the next security device or even my identification object. Knowing that the smartphone has more cores than most desktop computers, is connected faster to the internet (thanks to LTE) than most land line […]