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  • Need Storage encrypted solution

    Hi, I hope you can give me an option to have encrypted data at storage level, preferable SAN but if not possible NAS can be adopted. Must be 256 bit encrypted, this is required for call recording compliance. Thanks in advance.

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  • Barcode and fingerprint biometrics

    What is the definition of barcode and fingerprint biometrics?

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  • Do any browsers have support for pre-shared-key encryption/authentication?

    My partner and I already have a web application with highly valuable business data. All of our communication is encrypted through TLS/SSL. I know this is a safe protocol but it can still be compromised if someone installed a CA certificate through our computer. So we're trying to strengthen the...

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  • What is the use of the “secret” displayed when setting up 2 Factor Authentication?

    Is there a purpose to the 'secret' that is always displayed when I take a picture of the QR code to setup a two-factor authentication on a non-Google site? Do I even need it? If I save it, wouldn't anyone be able to get in with the login code?

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  • How is FIDO U2F different from OTP?

    I recently saw that Google and Yubico announced the availability of cryptographic security tokens, after the FIDO U2F specification. I'm curious to find out if this is just another two-factor authentication or is it significantly better than SecureID or TOTP. Can anyone share their opinion....

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  • SIP trunking issue: Authentication problems (CUCM and own developed PBX)

    Hey, I have built a PBX by using the Ozeki SDK and and want to connect it to my existing Cisco Unified Communications Manager PBX by using SIP trunking. By following the instructions of this Cisco setup guide, I have successfully connect the SDK to CUCM, but SIP trunking does not work, because of...

    RajeshCO275 pointsBadges:
  • POS null & authentication failure error

    Whenever I recharge my rynga VoIP with my global debit visa card in online an error message comes in my mobile number. That is POS null. authentication failure.

    DINUUZ5 pointsBadges:
  • How to remove free AVG 2014 from computer

    I have tried to remove free AVG 2014 from Programs and features. It will NOT remove, what now? I am on a Windows Vista operating system.

    Noriega5 pointsBadges:
  • Command to open a local backdoor

    What's the command that needs to be entered to open a local backdoor (server mode) which listens on Port 2380 for incoming connections

    hemant785 pointsBadges:
  • Tape encryption for IBM iSeries server

    I need tape encryption solution for IBM iSeries 720 server. Do you guys know any solution other than BRMS?

    ashrafpantho40 pointsBadges:
  • What is the recommended way to enforce authentication and authorization for Heroku Celadon Cedar apps?

    For my identity and access management tool, I've been using OpenAM (for its container based policy agents). But now I need to switch since I believe it doesn't support Heroku Celadon Cedar stack. What's the best way / tool to enforce authentication for cedar deployed applications?

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  • Are reversibly encrypted passwords safe?

    I've noticed that in my event log, I keep getting this message when my router tries to use Radius for authentication. """The user could not be authenticated using Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP). A reversibly encrypted password does not exist for this user account. To ensure that...

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  • How does Google Authenticator work?

    I'm pretty new to Google Authenticator but I understand it's an alternative to SMS for 2Step verification. But the part I don't understand is that how is it possible that it works without connectivity? How can the server and mobile phone sync together to know which code is valid? I would appreciate...

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  • Is WEP shared key authentication secure?

    I'm pretty new to the security field and I've been reading up on wireless authentication / shared key authentication. It doesn't sound very secure to me. Basically, here's what I figured out: The station sends an authentication request to the access point. The access point sends challenge text to...

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  • What are the hardware requirements for implementing the FIDO U2F standard? Are there any issues with backwards compatibility?

    I'm thinking about revamping my personal OP-SEC in the near future but I need to make sure that the security token I get will be backwards compatible with the FIDO standard. Would anyone happen to know of what's required of hardware to implement FIDO U2F standard and if xNT is future-proof? Why...

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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 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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  • 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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