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NIST Guidelines Require Second Auth Factor When Using Biometrics

by Thomas Betts Follow 3 Followers on  Feb 13, 2017

NIST has released a public draft of new Digital Identity Guidelines, described as “a significant update from past revisions.” The guidelines describe acceptable use of multi-factor authentication (MFA). Furthermore, when using biometric data as one authentication factor, it must be combined with something you have, and not something you know, such as a password.

Architecture & Design Follow 265 Followers

Authentication Strategies in Microservices Systems

by Jan Stenberg Follow 5 Followers on  Dec 08, 2016 3

Software security is a complex problem, and is becoming even more complex using Microservices where each service has to deal with security, David Borsos explained at the recent Microservices Conference in London, during his presentation evaluating four end-user authentication options within a microservice based systems.

Development Follow 56 Followers

GitLab 8.9 Adds File Locking, Hardware U2F Support

by David Iffland Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 24, 2016

The release of GitLab 8.9 brings a file locking, a refreshed UI, and hardware-based two-factor authentication. Teaming up with Yubico, developers can now use a hardware YubiKey to automatically authenticate a GitLab session without having to type in a 6-digit TOTP code. In addition, file locking will keep binary assets from getting destroyed during a merge.

DevOps Follow 93 Followers

Keeping Your Secrets Safe in a Distributed and Scalable Environment

by Rui Covelo Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 28, 2015

At the Velocity Conference in Amsterdam, Alex Shoof explained how to manage secrets in a scalable and distributed environment. Shoof proposed a system based on five fundamental principles for secret management.

Development Follow 56 Followers

Facebook's and Twitter's SDKs for Apple tvOS Enable Onboarding and Analytics

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 03, 2015

Facebook and Twitter have released SDKs for Apple tvOS to provide support for onboarding, user verification, and analytics.

Mobile Follow 22 Followers

Nexmo Verify SDK Touts Easy Phone Number-based Authentication

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 17, 2015

Nexmo has announced the availability of its Verify SDK for iOS, Android, and JavaScript, which makes it possible to securely register and authenticate users based on their mobile phone numbers, Nexmo says.

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Google Introduces Smart Lock for Passwords

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 02, 2015

Google has announced at I/O 2015 the Google Identity Platform, a collection of tools and APIs for managing identities and dealing with authentication and authorization across Android, iOS and web applications.

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Major Update to Firebase Brings Rich Authentication Tokens

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Oct 07, 2014

Firebase has this week announced major updates to its user authentication, including automatic session persistence, and rich authentication tokens for use in Security Rules.

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Visual Studio 2013 Adds New Project Templates with Improvements and Social Accounts Authentication

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 23, 2013 1

The recently released Visual Studio 2013 includes new project templates with several improvements which enables developers to build projects and applications faster.

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Outsource User Management and Authentication with Stormpath

by Jonathan Allen Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 27, 2013

Most applications these days require user management, authentication, and authorization from the beginning and even a minor mistake can be disastrous. To help developers focus more on what the application actually does, Stormpath is offering turnkey user management and authentication services. Using these services, applications can authenticate users via a single API call.

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Multi-Factor Authentication For Windows Azure Hosted Apps

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 21, 2013

Microsoft recently announced preview of Multi-Factor Authentication in Windows Azure. This can be enabled for Windows Azure Management portal, Microsoft Online Services such as Office 365, as well as custom applications.

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The Gospel of MBaaS- According to Anypresence Co-Founder (Part 2 of 2)

by Martin Monroe Follow 0 Followers on  May 15, 2013 1

Part 2 of Infoq’s exclusive virtual interview with Anypresence cofounder Richard Mendis. The CMO weighs in on Facebook’s acquisition of competitor Parse and provides intel on the pricing structure of Anypresence.

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Google+ Sign-In: Federated Identity, Authorization and Semantic Activity Streams

by Saul Caganoff Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 04, 2013

Google+ Sign-In extends the Google+ social network into third-party websites, desktop applications and mobile apps. This service, announced on February 26th, provides features for authentication, authorization and activity sharing. There is also support for user engagement, hangouts and automatic Android app downloads.

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Powering Your Apps with Microsoft Accounts

by Jonathan Allen Follow 6 Followers on  Nov 01, 2012

A central theme with Windows 8 is the Microsoft Account. This is another attempt to offer a single sign-on system for both Microsoft and third-party services. Microsoft Account is available for Windows 8 apps, normal websites, Windows Phone, Android, and iOS.

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Java EE 6: Application Security Enhancements

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 06, 2010 4

Java Enterprise Edition Version 6 release includes new security features in the areas of web container security as well as authentication and authorization aspects of Java application development. These features include programmatic and declarative security enforcement in the web tier. This post gives an overview of these new security features.

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