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  • MDE unresponsive when booting Dell 3040

    When booting Dell 3040's encrypted with MDE and using HDMI to DVI and HDMI connected dual monitors, the mouse will be unresponsive in 5 seconds from seeing the MDE authentication screen. Have updated the BIOS. Has anyone seen this happen and is there a resolution? Thank you for your help!

    mmonnin15 pointsBadges:
  • Does Windows Hello support IRIS scanning?

    Hello, I'm a security nerd and I'm looking to learn even more about biometric authentication (particularly IRIS scanning). And my machine is running Windows 10. So here's my question: Does Windows Hello support this type of scanning? Can anyone tell me where it's located? Thanks again!

    ITKE1,043,080 pointsBadges:
  • How to determine password expiration

    Recently this iSeries user wrote in with a question about password expiration. He writes, "How can I tell if a user's password does not expire? I've used the user profile report, but all it gives me for expiration values are 0's or -1's for all of the users." Can you help? Michelle Davidson Editor...

    MichelleDavidson515 pointsBadges:
  • IBM i authentication required for relay

    We have an application running on IBM i which used to send mails. We are using a third party email service. I wish to send email from IBM i but i received an error "550 Authentication is required for relay ". How can I give this authentication?

    Sureyz2,825 pointsBadges:
  • How to get data from biometric to VB6?

    Hello guys can anyone help me with my project? Attendance System Face Scanner Biometric connecting to VB6 with zkemkepeer.dll. I have the SDK Demo but I can't really understand it all. I can connect to the device using USB port but my problem is, how to get the time in and out. Every time the user...

    Coder040335 pointsBadges:
  • External IT company auditing security and policies

    We have an external IT company auditing our security and policies. What kind of access should we give them? Should we be worried about auditing the auditors?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Auditing for database security

    Why is a database monitor and auditing critical to ensure database security?

    sweetpeajd120 pointsBadges:
  • Why we require DAST and SAST, if secure design review is in place?

    I have a query what does Secure Design review don't cover? Why we require DAST and SAST if secure design review is in place (due to low budget this question is raised).

    Rithin5 pointsBadges:
  • Internet Explorer vs. Firefox

    Hello, I'm the Assistant Editor on SearchWindowsSecurity.com. I'm looking to start a discussion about what browser people are using and why. Also, is anyone considering switching from IE to Firefox, or are your plans to stay with IE? Here's some food for thought... As of Feb. 2005, an estimated 35...

    LMullen0 pointsBadges:
  • Multi-factor vendor security– How do you measure its security?

    A quick question, what about vendor security?  How can you make sure their product is safe? How do you validate that? What things should you look in a Multi-factor authentication vendor that guarantees their product is safe/secure?

    PowershellAdmin5 pointsBadges:
  • How to remove AVG file

    This dt.dat is in an AVG file and I am trying to remove all AVG Free from my computer and am having a lot of trouble taking it off.

    emberblaze60 pointsBadges:
  • layer 2 & layer 3 switch

    Hi All, what is the basic difference between layer 2 & layer 3 switch. how can configure layer 2 & layer3 managable switch

    Psharma11760 pointsBadges:
  • SSO Server Setup

    Hi, I am very new to SSO and I want to learn how I can create my own server. Are there any tutorial guides in setting one up? Any helpful information would be a great help. Thank you.

    weajane015 pointsBadges:
  • Am I being targeted by a hacker?

    About 4 months ago, I got a call on my land line from what I (at the time) assumed was a Microsoft impersonator. (Indian guy tells you something's wrong with your PC.) I lost my temper and insulted him before dropping the phone. Last month I got another call from what I assumed was another scammer...

    Lardass15 pointsBadges:
  • Biometric attendance system

    Can a Biometric attendance machine record or show false time, if so, under what circumstances?

    baljit5 pointsBadges:
  • Fingerprint recognition in mobile devices

    I have certain specific questions with fingerprint scanning as I look at it from a information security perspective. How does mobile fingerprint recognition actually work? Additionally, is there any specific method all manufacturers follow? What is the best way to make fingerprint recognition very...

    SNKulkarni60 pointsBadges:
  • Two Factor Authentication and the different methods

    Its clear that 2FA will add security however with a variety of instances where 2FA has been compromised (think OTP by Text or other Token based Authentication). What is the view on using harder or more robust and hardware secured 2FA like PKI?

    RoryG1045 pointsBadges:
  • Why do we have 10 keys for 128 bits in AES?

    I'm working on the project, making the information secure with the help of AES. I need to know a few details before I proceed into this project. Please provide me an easy to understand answer.

    twinki172435 pointsBadges:
  • Can’t open my Microsoft Works files

    I optimized registry and performance with BitDefender and now I can't open my Works 8 files. It says Works can not access one or more files it needs to run Word Processor.

    mgbpre5 pointsBadges:
  • Citrix MetaFrame Login – Credential Validation Error

    I am new to Citrix Metaframe. Recently I had a virus attack and My Citrix server crushed. I have re-installed all the necessary services and also installed Citrix Metaframe 4.0. I have published applications on a myfarm and I can open then in Citrix program neighborhood. The problem comes when I...

    Sam19795 pointsBadges:

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