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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.
privacyIDEA Credential Provider
Multi Factor Authentication at the Windows desktop – remote or local
In the new version of the privacyIDEA Credential Provider, the administrator can now set the two-factor authentication for remote and local logins separately.
Multi-factor authentication for Citrix
privacyIDEA is officially “Citrix Ready”
Citrix Netscaler and ADC work perfectly with the multi factor authentication system privacyIDEA.
More flexibility through multi-challenge and new token types
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 Credential Provider
Two-Factor Authentication at the Windows Desktop – Offline
The new version 3.0 of the privacyIDEA Credential Provider is available now. It allows easy authentication with push notifications via smartphone and offline functionality with HOTP tokens like the Yubikey.
WebAuthn
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.