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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Multi-Factor-System privacyIDEA 3.4 released

With the new release, the open source provider offers companies new flexible authentication mechanisms and means for very special requirements and usage scenarios. Among other things, users have more freedom in designing authentication workflows and using their own token types. Other features of privacyIDEA 3.4 include a new dashboard for a better overview of the system and an enhanced push token.

privacyIDEA 3.3 allows central management of WebAuthn tokens

Open source security specialist NetKnights has released a new version of its multi-factor authentication software privacyIDEA. The new version allows organizations to centrally manage users’ WebAuthn tokens in privacyIDEA, making modern authentication technologies available to the enterprise. A new event handler module will also allow individual connection to central logging systems such as Logstash or Splunk.

Two-Factor-System privacyIDEA 3.2 offers fully customizable authentication workflows

With version 3.2 of privacyIDEA, the administrator receives two new event handler modules to define rules that can modify both HTTP requests and HTTP responses of the REST API as required. This allows workflows to be highly customized. It is now possible to easily forward audit information to external log management tools such as Splunk or Logstash and process it there. The authentication at the REST-API has been extended so that a robust integration into any other application can be implemented.

privacyIDEA 3.1 released

In Version 3.1 wurden in privacyIDEA die Richtlinien weiter verbesssert. Administratoren können u.a. dedizierte Leserechte zugewiesen werden.