Category: Security

A Intro to SAML / Ask the Architect

A secret handshake or an inside joke. Fun ways for us to share information to each other, secretly. Without the historical association, others will fail to get access or understand the full meaning… Source: A Intro to SAML

A deep dive into the Citrix HDX FIDO2 and Windows Hello optimized virtual channel with virtual desktops and apps using USB, NFC, BLE, and built-in authenticators –

FIDO2 is as groundbreaking for the Internet as HTTP going to HTTPS many years ago in my opinion.  Right now there is a consortium of 260+ companies you may recognize trying to positively change the world and make both your personal life and enterprise life secure and easy to use across the Internet down to…

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How to use FIDO2 security keys remotely inside a virtual desktop session hundreds of miles away using Citrix HDX USB redirection and Microsoft Azure AD –

You can use FIDO2 hardware security keys plugged into your physical desktop over the Citrix HDX remoting protocol for use with virtualized Windows Desktop and Server OSes that can be hundreds of miles away running in your data center or cloud tenant (Azure IaaS). There are many use cases for FIDO2 keys used over a…

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How to enable FIDO2 password-less authentication with Microsoft Azure AD for use with Windows 10 and SaaS web apps –

The future state of password-less authentication for Microsoft Windows enterprise environments will be a combination of 3 options: Windows Hello for Business Microsoft Authenticator FIDO2 hardware security keys Of these, FIDO2 is the non-proprietary method and can be used with other IdPs (identity providers), non-Microsoft environments, as well as many consumer web services which means…

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