CMMC Solution

What DoD Contractors need to do while we wait for CMMC 2.0

December 11, 2021

The Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment recently issued a long-awaited overhaul to its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. The DoD introduced CMMC 2.0, which streamlines the CMMC program via a significant set of updates, including:  Lowering the number of CMMC levels from 5 to 3 …

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Best XyLoc Alternative – GateKeeper Proximity

November 29, 2021

Looking to lock workstations automatically when users leave? GateKeeper’s “walk-away lock” mechanism maximizes user productivity while increasing computer security. If you’re looking for the best XyLoc alternative, check out the Capterra comparison page for XyLoc and GateKeeper. Login to your workstation using a token. Simply tap to login, just like with an RFID card. For…

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GateKeeper Remote Desktop (RDP) for remote password access into thin clients.

Thin Client 2FA using GateKeeper Proximity

November 5, 2021

Thin Client 2FA Access with GateKeeper Proximity. 2FA thin client access is crucial for any good security infrastructure. But protecting access to thin clients and RDP isn’t always straight-forward. The GateKeeper 2FA Client application (installed on end user computers) authenticates end users into thin clients running Windows with the proper requirements. This process ONLY authenticates…

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How the ENIGMA Cipher was Hacked in World War 2

October 5, 2021

The iconic ENIGMA machine was widely used during World War 2 by the German military and thought to be uncrackable. But, the incredible story of how the ENIGMA cipher code was hacked involved brute forcing, an insider threat, human error, and even just plain luck (bad luck for the other side). The Insider Threat that…

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Faster EHR Authentication.

How Faster Authentication and Auto-logouts Help Patient Care

September 22, 2021

In the field of medical care, efficiency and efficacy are paramount. Patients need to receive the very best care promptly — something which will, in turn, reduce costs and improve satisfaction. But this is difficult, especially in these demanding times. Giving care providers a means to quickly and securely login to workstations and software platforms…

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MFA for thin clients.

Thin Client Benefits

September 16, 2021

Modern businesses are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve IT effectiveness and cost-efficiency. IT hardware budgets have fallen on average in the last two years, from 35% of total IT budget in 2019 to only 31% in 2021. What’s more, IT departments now expect more from their solutions at a more amenable price…

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Don't change passwords.

History of the Password

September 15, 2021

The Evolution of the Password Throughout History Every few months, banks, our company’s IT department, email clients and certain apps remind us to change our passwords. And when we do, some systems even assess the level of difficulty of our new passwords, telling us if our new password is weak or strong. We’re also told…

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Reducing Password Changes.

Why Password Change Requirements are Bad

September 14, 2021

Is your password policy to change passwords every so often? 90 days? According to NIST, the FTC, Microsoft, and other leading organizations, required password changes might be a bad idea for both security and convenience. Forced password changes wasn’t a bad idea. But relying on end users to frequently change their passwords leads to the…

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Reduce helpdesk calls and save time.

Reduce Helpdesk Tickets with a Password Manager

September 13, 2021

Reduce helpdesk tickets with a password manager Is your helpdesk inundated with password problems? According to a study carried out by Google, around 75% of people report experiencing password issues. In a climate where cybercrime is on the rise, it’s wise to encourage your employees to use multiple complex passwords. However, if they’re continuously forgetting…

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