FBCA PKI cross-certification

For the last few months I’ve been helping large organization with their efforts to cross-certify their PKI infrastructure with Federal Bridge Certification Authority (FBCA). We had some technical challenges with interoperability between our systems which we were able to resolve fairly quickly with some help from product group guys and our own tireless testing. But…

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Publishing SharePoint with ISA 2006 and 2 factor authentication

ISA 2006 provides some great new capabilities for user authentication. Find more info on ISA at the following link http://www.microsoft.com/isa. On one of my recent projects I had to publish SharePoint Portal to Internet based users. The information on the portal is very sensitive and customer has made a decision to require two factor authentication. The…

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USB authentication tokens

I’ve been evaluating USB tokens for two factor authentication for one of my current projects, I’ve got 3 of them for evaluation: Cryptoken, Axalto e-gate token and Omnikey 6121 token. The basic requirement is to allow VPN authentication into POC solution over the Internet. We used middleware from Raak Technologies to manage the tokens. All…

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