Authentication: Your Identity


Most of us ignore authentication because it is seamless with us using our Active Directory username to log onto a domain-joined Windows 10 PC. But when we expand beyond Windows, there are so many other things to consider. I avoided learning about authentication for a long time.  So many technologies. So many acronyms.  So many options.  I felt like I needed to start learning more about authentication. Most of us see authentication as a big, scary, ugly thing that we want to avoid the details, but those details can help in understanding how all of these different authentication options fit … Continue reading Authentication: Your Identity

Access Control


Things I’ve heard (Unfortunately, these are true) I have a hundred or more passwords (I think most of us are in that boat) I still have access to my former employer’s web apps even though I left over a year ago. Let me show you. (Wow, but I’ve seen similar things) I hear layoffs are coming, I’m downloading as much as I can, just in case (please don’t tell me that) Everything in my SaaS app is safe for me to access (speechless) There are ways to fix these problems with our growing, distributed end user computing environment: SSO to … Continue reading Access Control