• Can you provide an example of a one-time password algorithm?

    I'm trying to develop a website, along with a corresponding helper program (that would be installed on a user computer). Both the website and the program will communicate with each other through AJAX but I know it will be a huge security risk other web pages can send requests to the program. I need...

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  • Is it ok to use a weak password as long as I have two-factor authentication?

    When it comes to passwords, I'm pretty strong. I never reuse passwords across sites and I try to use two-factor authentication when it's available. But I do realize that typing all those passwords is a problem. A good friend of mine asked me why I don't use a weak password when two-factor...

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  • My key fob system has been working fine. Is there any need to upgrade?

    I've noticed that my key fob system has been acting slowly but is still working pretty good. Should I upgrade or hold off?

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  • Are there any particular multifactor authentication issues to consider in the healthcare industry?

    A friend of mine is getting into the healthcare industry has some concerns, particularly when it comes to security. Are there any particular authentication issues that he needs to know about in the healthcare industry?

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  • How can I allow end users to transfer security groups in Active Directory?

    In our organization, our users logon to their desktops with Active Directory and access SharePoint using Windows authentication. But many of our users frequently change teams, so their access to their old SharePoint team site should be removed. Our maintenance team is refusing to setup groups for...

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  • How do I generate a Google application-specific password from a shell script?

    I've recently enabled two-factor authentication on Google, but no my Google export scripts aren't working. My computer is verified and trusted but, for some reason, the scripts are not. Basically, every time the CRON job is run, I keep getting this 'Google verification code' and the script fails....

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  • Changing default password to expire the password when users log in

    I want to change default password to expire the password when users log in. How do I accomplish this?

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  • What’s the best way to generate a cryptographically secure token?

    In order to generate a 32 character token for access to our API, we've been using this: $token = md5(uniqid(mt_rand(), true)); But someone told us that this isn't the best way to secure it and that we should use this instead: openssl_random_pseudo_bytes What's the best way here? Thanks for the help.

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  • How do I set up a PHP password recovery script with a 24-hour token?

    I'm trying to set up a PHP password recovery script, that would use a token but would expire after 24 hours. I'm having trouble setting it up. All I have right now is SHA1 encrypted user passwords but I really need to append a token to the URL that gets sent to the user when they request a password...

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  • What is the correct way to log out of an HTTP authentication-protected folder?

    Does anyone know of the right way to log out of HTTP authentication protected folder? I understand there are workarounds but they can be dangerous too. Does anyone have a good solution?

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  • What are the Identity Access Management options in Windows Azure?

    I currently have a mobile application that's been using AWS's IAM infrastructure that allows me to provide temporary access tokens to anonymous mobile devices. This allows them to run queries against AWS services from a mobile device. Would anyone happen to know if Windows Azure has a drop-in...

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  • How do I create a SAML authentication request using Windows Identity Foundation?

    I'm trying to use an API to create SAML authentication requests and receive/interpret the SAML responses but I'm not sure of the best way to do this. I've figured out how to receive and interpret the responses. Can someone point me in the right direction on using APIs to create SAML requests. Thank...

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  • Are there any alternatives to multifactor authentication that protect user information as well?

    Does anyone happen to know if there are any alternatives out there to multifactor authentication that will protect user information as well?

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  • track user of computer online who is using maximum bandwidth in LAN

    Hi All, I am Sandeep and working at one software company as system administrator. Company has 60 users (computers). We have 2 MB land line. It goes through Cisco router and all computer default gateway IP is the router IP. We have a ISA server. Now, I want to online monitor this network that which...

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  • Trying to configure Outlook Web Access on my Exchange 2003 Server which is behind a Cisco PIX firewall.

    I have a question. I am trying to configure OWA on my Exchange 2003 Server which is behind a PIX firewall. I am told the OWA should work by default after I have installed the Exchange server. Mine isn't working. I just don't know if its the firewall or not?

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  • What is LSARPC?

    We have Windows 2003 Servers as our domain controller. We are facing some problem with CPU utilization. When I captured to traffic using sniffers I figured out a protocol called LSARPC  which is frequently used by clients to communicate with Domain Controllers. I am wondering what is this LSARPC?

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  • Why can’t I open this Group Policy object?

    I am unable to open a Group Policy Object. The system cannot find the path specified in Windows Server 2003. I can open about half of the GPOs and edit them, but I can't open the other half. If I rebuild the GPO, it works fine. I have run DCDIAG (Clean), GPOTOOL (Clean), I have checked with ADSI...

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  • Cannot remember admin password on old workstation

    I can't remember my admin password on an old workstation. Is there any backdoor I can use to obtain the password or change it? Can I install another harddrive with an operating system on it and go into the old boot drive and find the password somehow?

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  • Developing a honeypot system for network administration

    I'm supposed to build a honeypot system for my final year project, since my title is "developing a honeypot system for network administration" I chose the title, becayse its unique, nobody ever has done it in our college yet. But now I'v been reading about it and I'm confused on how to build one....

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  • NIC info via script

    Hiya all, I have made a script (Copy and paste from microsoft, then tweak!!!!) to give me certain PC specs, and want to know how to add the NIC information to it, the script gvies me PC name, manufacturer, CPU make, model, speed, RAM, VGA adapter, and i just wanna add the NIC to it. If I can do...

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