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GreenRADIUS Update – v4.4.6.6

The latest update has been released. This includes a few important security updates and some minor enhancements. The release notes can be found here. This update is for GreenRADIUS v4.3.3.3 and above. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more.

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Should World Password Day Become World 2FA Day?

Checking the National Day Calendar today, I see that it is World Password Day. I found it interesting that the primary website dedicated to this seems not to have been updated since last year (maybe someone forgot the password to login?), but this does bring up an...

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YubiRADIUS No Longer Works With YubiCloud v1 Protocol

As Yubico announced a few months ago, Yubico is no longer supporting the YubiCloud v1 protocol.  This took full effect on February 4 of this year. As such, any YubiRADIUS systems utilizing the YubiCloud will no longer validate YubiKey OTPs as before. Fortunately, for...

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Windows 2FA has never been so simple… until now

Finding an efficient and easy-to-deploy 2FA solution may be challenging today.  Mostly, the challenge comes when looking for an authentication system with individual user access control, reporting features, or offline and stand-alone capabilities under the same user...

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SMBs Need 2FA Also

I'm sure you've heard about the numerous cyber attacks on big businesses like Target, Chase Bank, Equifax, and Sony, and other large organizations like the U.S. Government.  These are big enterprises that have the resources to make their systems as secure as possible,...

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Standards for Complex Passwords, Now Useless?

There are a lot of ways to create "complex" passwords - use different passwords for different accounts, do not use names and special dates, use a combination of letters, numbers and characters, etc. Having a complex password increases password strength, but is it...

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UK Parliament Hit By Cyber Attack

Late last week, the UK Parliament was under a "sustained" cyber attack.  Of course, the hackers were exploiting a known weakness common to many organizations -- single-factor authentication which relies solely on passwords. The parliamentary authorities said hackers...

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The Most Popular (and Worst) Passwords

A recent study of five million leaked passwords from enterprises in 2016 revealed the most popular ones among users. Tops on the list was "123456," which makes up about 4% of the sample set, followed closely by "password."  In its entirety, the list shows that users...

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Cloudbleed – More Bad News For Using Passwords Alone

A new internet security vulnerability was announced last week, and it is "a scary big deal".  Cloudbleed, the name given to this vulnerability, has led to a potentially wide-spread leak of passwords and other data all over the internet.  And, while announced just last...

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GreenRADIUS enhancements for 2017? It’s up to you!

2016 has been an exciting year for GreenRADIUS.  Apart from security-related updates and bug fixes, your feedback has been the basis of over 50 new features and improvements to GreenRADIUS during the year! The top 3 new features added to GreenRADIUS in 2016: SAML 2.0...

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Top 10 New GreenRADIUS Features and Improvements in 2016

It was a busy, but successful 2016 for us!  The following list of new GreenRADIUS features and improvements in 2016 were almost all based on customer feedback and requirements.  So we would love to hear from you whether you are already a customer or are looking to add...

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Password Guessing Is Becoming Easier And Easier

With all of the leaked passwords that have been made available recently (passwords from services such as Yahoo and LinkedIn), cyber-criminals have access to vast data sets of passwords that make it easier to crack passwords in general. Security researchers in the UK...

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