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

Yet another reason to add two-factor authentication to your admin accounts

Seems like we just made the case for requiring two-factor authentication for Cisco Admins due to the SYNFul attack.  Now here's another one.

SYNFUL attack shows the need for 2FA on routers

Cisco has confirmed that the SYNFUL attacks discovered byFireEye are not the result of a vulnerability but rather:

Why you need a stand-alone two-factor authentication server

We do a fair amount of testing and documentation for commercial and open-source VPNs (Cisco, SonicWall, Sophos, Checkpoint, etc, etc).  Increasingly, we see VPNs embedding some type of two-factor authentication into their product.   The idea is to make it simple to add 2FA to your VPN services, a laudable goal and perhaps sufficient for some small organizations.  So, when should you consider using a stand-alone service instead?

BSidesLV 2013 Video List

UPDATE:  It was pointed out that these are the videos for 2014. DUH.  Learn to read before rushing off to try to help. 

How to Increase the Likelihood that your Security Risk Recommendations are accepted

Via @adamshostack came this post by @lennyzeltser Why Business Managers Ignore IT Security Risk Recommendations.

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