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The WiKID Blog, musings on two-factor authentication, information security and some other stuff.

I forgot the passphrase to my software token? How do I start over?

If you are running the PC token, simply type in  a wrong passphrase 5 times and you will be prompted to delete the token.  Various smartphone tokens may require re-installing.

Yet but another nail in SMS's coffin

We have a number of issues with using SMS for authentication - insecurity of the carriers being a big one.  At the end of the day, you have to use cryptography and use it well.

How can I auto-archive the logs?

If you are running a WiKID server with a few thousand users or if you want to keep your logs on debug for some reason, then archiving your logs is a good idea. And automation is always a good idea. Here's how to do it:

More on the security concerns for SSH and Key Management

We've blogged previously about the potential compliance issues around SSH keys and about the risks of poor SSH key management.  A recent Forrester survey (PDF warning!)  revealed:

Why tie your authentication into your directory infrastructure?

It would be better for us if we recommended that our customers just have their VPNs etc talk radius directly to the WiKID server.  It's a super-simple setup and the fastest way for us to "close the sale".

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