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Multi-Factor-Authentication at the Windows desktop – also on the road
As of today the privacyIDEA Credential Provider is available in version 3.2. The offline functionality in regards to multiple users and multiple tokens was improved.
Multi-Factor-Authentication privacyIDEA version 3.7 released
IT security company NetKnights releases version 3.7 of its professional multi-factor authentication software privacyIDEA. This provides reliable offline logon to Windows notebooks. In addition, the administrator can now ensure that users do not forget to scan the QR code with their smartphone when self-enrolling an OTP token. As of today the new version is available via the Python Package Index and in the community repositories for Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04 and 20.04.
privacyIDEA simpleSAMLphp Plugin 2.1.1 available
The version 2.1.1 of the privacyIDEA simpleSAMLphp Plugin is available. The administrator can configure when and how often a user is asked to provide his second factor.
More usability and flexibility
WebAuthn as a second factor for ownCloud
The new version of the privacyIDEA ownCloud plugin now supports WebAuthn and privacyIDEA's multi-challenge method.
New version of privacyIDEA plugin enables WebAuthn at simpleSAMLphp
Single Sign-On at UCS and WebAuthn
The IT security company NetKnights announces version 2.0 of the privacyIDEA 2FA plugin for single sign-on at the Univention Corporate Server. With the new version, users can now also securely log in to the Univention Corporate Server with U2F and WebAuthn tokens.
NetKnights employees discuss topics that often get left behind in everyday life.
NetKnights at Castle to hold un-conference
In July, the NetKnights staff went to a castle in Saxony-Anhalt to discuss topics that are not very concrete, don't have their own Github Issue, or maybe are just still a crank.
More Control and Tuning Options for Users
Multi-Factor Authentication privacyIDEA version 3.6 released
The release 3.6 of privacyIDEA opens the possibility to manage additional user attributes within privacyIDEA. Based on these, administrators can define policies for additional permissions. In addition, a new feature in privacyIDEA 3.6 is that administrators can now also use arbitrary token attributes as conditions in policies. These are additional ways that administrators can control privacyIDEA properties and define users' permissions.
Managing FIDO2 tokens centrally in privacyIDEA
Keycloak Plugin with FIDO2/WebAuthn
IT security company NetKnights releases version 0.6 of the privacyIDEA Keycloak plugin. In this version, users can now use their FIDO2 tokens, which are centrally managed in privacyIDEA, to log in to Keycloak.
privacyIDEA Authenticator 3 for Android and iOS
Cryptographically secure authentication with your own smartphone
IT security company NetKnights releases version 3 of its app "privacyIDEA Authenticator". The program turns Android and Apple smartphones into a secure second factor for multi-factor authentication. Thanks to the cryptographic push process, users can log in securely and conveniently.
Higher security through smartcards and four-eye tokens
Multi-Factor-System privacyIDEA 3.5 released
IT security company NetKnights releases version 3.5 of its professional multi-factor authentication software privacyIDEA. For the first time, this enables users to also use smartcards. A second main feature is to require multiple users to log in for accounts that require special protection.