May 10, 2017

Challenges with federation of Skype for Business on premise with Skype for Business Online

Skype for Business online is part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite. It is a Cloud-based Skype for Business service hosted by Microsoft. Like Skype for Business on premise solutions, Skype for Business online allows a federation between Skype for...continue reading
May 3, 2017

SphereShield Anti-harassment and Workplace Safety Policy Feature

Background Workplace harassment can be a serious issue and an HR nightmare. Managers can bully employees, employees could insult one another and the dreaded sexual harassment may threaten the safety of the workplace. When bullying, insults, and sexual harassment occur...continue reading
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
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