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June 8, 2016

New security vulnerabilities exposed in Microsoft ADFS

Tests carried out on a number of large organizations using Microsoft’s ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) for SSO (single sign on) to cloud or third party services such as Office 365, Skype for Business (Lync) Online or Salesforce revealed that...continue reading
May 27, 2016

How to verify DDoS/account lockout protection while deploying Skype for Business

While deploying Skype for Business (Lync) on mobile devices, laptops or any other external devices outside the corporate network, special attention should be given to the possible exposure of authentication services. The exposure of these services increases the risk of...continue reading
May 18, 2016

How to safely connect to Skype for Business using RSA security token

SkypeShield offers innovative security solution that allows users of RSA SecurityID and other secure tokens to safely connect to their organization’s Skype for Business server without using their  Active Directory (AD) credentials. SkypeShield's solution adds another secured authentication option, enabling...continue reading
May 11, 2016

Protecting EWS while publishing Skype for Business

Using Skype for Business (Lync), the client interacts with the Exchange server to obtain meeting information. In order to implement this connection, the deployment of Skype for Business requires Exchange Web Services (EWS) published externally to the world. This exposes...continue reading
April 20, 2016

Skype for Business: How to protect against account lockout through ADFS

SkypeShield has released an innovative ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) Protector for safe Skype for Business (SfB) deployment. The ADFS solution, which uses a unified monitoring and prevention mechanism, blocks DDoS attacks causing Active Directory network account lockout. The security component...continue reading
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