Authentication

The rise of mobility in the workplace is prompting government agencies to investigate using multi-factor authentication for access to applications while maintaining compliance to Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD 12). Issued in 2004, this directive mandates common identification standards for federal employees and contractors. Among other security measures, HSPD 12 resulted in the use…

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David Shephard
Jun 11, 2015
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NetIQ Access Manager can support custom Geo location providers to in order to determine the risk score. Risk Based Authentication with NAM 4.1 will consume this custom provider implementation to read geolocation of user from where user is accessing the system.

By: cstumula
May 12, 2015
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Salesforce allows you to use any third party web application that implements the server side of the OpenID Connect protocol. This allows you to use authentication providers like NetIQ Access Manager.

By: cstumula
May 11, 2015
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This Cool solution explains how to create Ajax based form login for user authentication.

By: cstumula
Mar 19, 2015
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Occasionally I’ve needed to troubleshoot memory or CPU utilization issues in Access Manager. This is most common when developing custom authentication classes. Fortunately, there are great tools for this included in the JDK. My favorite tool is JVisualVM. If you have a graphical console on the Identity Server ( or an Access Gateway Service) box…

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Jerry Combs
Mar 6, 2015
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Have you ever received a survey that you actually wanted to respond to? Not because you wanted to complain, but because it was relevant to something that interested you?” I received a survey this week from my health care provider. Based on the notable amount of transformation they have undergone these last few years I…

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Kent Purdy
Feb 10, 2015
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Over three decades ago, the game Pitfall! came out for the Atari game console. In it, you control a character named Pitfall Harry, swinging over pits and crocodiles, avoiding fire, scorpions and many other dangers in the jungle while racing to gather treasure. The world is just as rife with dangers to your mobile enterprise…

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Travis Greene
Dec 10, 2014
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Introduction   Many organizations need or desire to process or filter user attributes after user authentication before share those attributes with any other service. Use cases are, Modify user attributes like changing email domain (runtime in memory) before sending any user information to Access Gateway. On Federation with third party SP when NAM acting as…

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By: cstumula
Dec 4, 2014
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cstumula explains how to Integrate NetIQ Access Manager with Symantec VIP two-factor authentication.

By: cstumula
May 22, 2014
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This is an update to my previous Cool Solution: Integrating Salesforce.com and NetIQ Access Manager using SAML2. If you are new to SAML2 and federation, you may still find my first article useful as I endeavored to explain each concept as each configuration step is described. This article is not inclusive, but an update to that article. In the years since it was written, several new features related to SAML have been added to Salesforce.com. I describe some of those here and also add some extra tips along the way.

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By: pmckeith
Feb 11, 2014
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