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Non-Console Administrative Access

Now that PCI-DSS 3.2 is live, we have been pondering how hard it will be to implement the new multi-factor authentication requirements.  First some definitions from the PCI Glossary:

2016 Verizon DBIR points to two-factor authentication and software whitelisting (again)

The Verizon DBIR 2016 is out today and this is our obiligatory blog post.  The usual caveats apply: it's a small (but growing) data set, there are reporting biases, etc, etc.

Fingerprints spoofed with conductive ink

I am guessing that the FBI wishes this research had come out just a bit eerlier.  Researchers at Michigan State University have figured out how to use conductive ink to create fingerprint spoofs

How do I set up Mutual HTTPS Authentication?

Mutual HTTPS Authentication can add a lot of security to your two-factor authentication setup by thwarting most network-based MiTM attacks.  Here are somethings to consider:

Can I use WiKID for two-factor authentication for GDM/XDM/Gnome/KDE login?

Most Linux services use PAM, so 'Yes'. Just configure /etc/pam.d/login to use Radius and you should be good to go.

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