Author Archives: Chris Bunn

Comments Off on Stand Down, Marketers: Zero Trust is Not a Product

Stand Down, Marketers: Zero Trust is Not a Product

Stand Down, Marketers: Zero Trust is Not a Product

Thanks to relentless marketing, Zero Trust is quickly turning into another buzzword. It’s time security professionals claim to the term. Once and for all: Zero Trust is not a product, it’s a security strategy. While a product or service can indeed be part of a Zero Trust security strategy, no single product can satisfy all … Continued

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Simplify MFA & Session Management With the New, Intuitive UserLock Web App

Simplify MFA & Session Management With the New, Intuitive UserLock Web App

The UserLock Web App allows IT teams to easily, quickly monitor, respond to, and report on MFA and network session activity – from anywhere. Now available in UserLock 11.2, the UserLock Web App complements your existing UserLock software with: An easy-to-use, visual interface that puts key network session monitoring controls at IT’s fingertips. Accessible, simplified … Continued

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Meet Salesforce MFA Requirements via SSO With Active Directory Identities

Meet Salesforce MFA Requirements via SSO With Active Directory Identities

This article explains how UserLock can deliver SSO and MFA access to Salesforce from anywhere for on-premise Active Directory identities. In response to the global threat landscape, Salesforce now requires multi-factor authentication (MFA) for all logins. While Salesforce has enabled MFA on direct Salesforce logins, MFA is also a contractual requirement for users who access … Continued

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Secure SSO for Cloud Access Using Existing On-Premise Active Directory Identities

Secure SSO for Cloud Access Using Existing On-Premise Active Directory Identities

The new release of UserLock 11 provides secure single sign-on (SSO) for existing on-premises Active Directory (AD) identities, extending access protection to the cloud. Combined with enhanced multi-factor authentication (MFA) and remote access controls, this new release completes UserLock’s comprehensive security solution – protecting network, remote and cloud access, from anywhere. Optimal security and simplicity: Userlock’s secure … Continued

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Why Using SMS Authentication for 2FA Is Not Secure

Why Using SMS Authentication for 2FA Is Not Secure

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is now a part of daily life, and most of us have had first-hand experience with SMS authentication. You enter your password, then you get a prompt to enter a code or pin that’s sent to your phone number. After you type in the code, you’re in. Simple, right? We all have … Continued

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Multi Factor Authentication in a Holistic Context

Multi Factor Authentication in a Holistic Context

  The following is a guest post from Techni Team, an ICT-Full-Service Provider and the distributor for UserLock in the Netherlands. As many of you are aware, that when it comes to protecting the ICT infrastructure, many organizations need to rapidly upgrade to a higher level of security. This is particularly true for SME companies. This … Continued

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Stop the Frustration and Risk of Unchecked Access to Files and Folders

Stop the Frustration and Risk of Unchecked Access to Files and Folders

Following the recent updates to FileAudit, we discuss how automated responses to file moves, deletions and other access events can help SMBs, and the MSPs that service them, protect sensitive data from theft, alteration and loss. Have you ever been asked to find out who moved years of archived PDF files, who deleted important client … Continued

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Techni Team appointed exclusive distributor of UserLock MFA for the Netherlands

Techni Team appointed exclusive distributor of UserLock MFA for the Netherlands

A next step in their ambition to make a difference in IT-Security for Dutch SMEs Full-service ICT-supplier Techni Team ICT BV (Veenendaal, NL) and IS Decisions SA (Bidart, France) have entered into a partnership agreement for the distribution and support of Userlock Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in the Netherlands. Techni Team will implement this Access Management … Continued

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Hybrid Cloud Storage Protection for MSPs

Hybrid Cloud Storage Protection for MSPs

Cyber threats such as ransomware, identity theft, and data exfiltration, which traditionally target on-premise resources are now a growing problem for cloud storage services. As companies continue to deploy resources to the cloud, the need to address these additional security challenges is a major concern. Data security and compliance Everybody knows how the cloud has changed how businesses … Continued

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MFA and Cyber Liability Insurance: Understand the MFA Insurance Requirement

MFA and Cyber Liability Insurance: Understand the MFA Insurance Requirement

Cyber liability insurance (also known as cyber insurance) is driving a long-overdue improvement in user access security. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is fast becoming a cyber insurance requirement for all accounts, privileged and non-privileged, to protect on-site and remote access.  Here’s a quick guide to understanding the MFA insurance mandate. Not a requirement in previous cyber … Continued

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