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

Get your license expiration date from the command line

This is from one of our customers that uses Nagios to track license expirations:

Apple's treatment of 32-bit libraries requires a new WiKID token for iOS 11

Apple announced that it will no longer support 32-bit libraries or apps. We developed our iPhone WiKID token before there even was a 64-bit encryption library available. 

Deloitte and the need for 2FA on Admin accounts

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited has 263,000 employees.  That's an astounding number of people, computers, networks, access points etc, etc.  Very hard to keep attackers out of such a vast network with so many needs and uses.  It would cost a lot of money to provide 2FA for all those users.  It would take a lot of effort to monitor the SIEM events for all those users.

Evading Microsoft ATA > Another reason to use 2FA for Windows Admins

Nikhil "SamratAshok" Mittal has a great series of posts on how to avoid detection by Microsoft's Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA).

Defeating pass-the-hash attacks with two-factor authentication

Implementing two-factor authentication for remote access is a great way to keep attackers out of your network.  Users' credentials are floating all around the internet.  But attackers can still get in your network through malware and other tools.  In the past, we described how two-factor authentication can be used at each stage of an attack to make detection easier and execution much harder:

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