Tag: SSO

Security and the mythical ‘business user’

We often talk about ‘business applications’ or ‘business software’ as if they belonged to a separate universe of applications. This makes sense – some applications (like HR software) only make sense in a business context. But there’s a lot of overlap in the people using the software. In fact, the people using your business applications […]

New UK NCSC Guidelines Urge Use of Multi-Factor Authentication and…

A couple of weeks ago, the UK National Cyber Security Centre, a part of the British intelligence and security organization GCHQ, published guidelines for enterprise information security leaders on how they can implement multi-factor authentication to thwart breaches and unauthorized access to online accounts. The guidelines cover both consumer authentication to online services, such as banking […]

Considering AD FS for SSO? Here’s What CISOs Should Know

Are you a CISO or IT professional considering Microsoft AD FS as a solution to simplify access to multiple applications? While AD FS helps reduce the log on burden for end users by providing single sign on to applications or cloud services in an organization, it may not ultimately be sufficient for all your SSO and Cloud Access Management needs. In this regard, there are several points that CISOs may want to take into account when assessing the optimal solution for their access management needs.