Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Endpoint //

Authentication

3/12/2015
09:15 AM
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Products and Releases
50%
50%

Intermedia AppID Enterprise Increases Security and Improves User Experience with a New Password Management Solution

Intermedia AppID Enterprise implements Dynamic Password Management to reduce human interaction with web application passwords

Reading, UK 11 March 2015 – As the number of high-profile companies falling victim to large-scale security breaches continue to rise, with many involving the theft or cracking of user or administrator passwords, the need for businesses to secure themselves against potential cyber-attacks has never been more important.  With this dilemma in mind, Intermedia has released “Dynamic Password Management” as part of its Intermedia AppID™ Enterprise solution to completely change the way business users treat passwords by helping to minimize human involvement in password selection and change.

While password management and Single Sign-On (SSO) solutions are not a new concept in businesses, Dynamic Password Management is a major step forward in that it removes time-consuming password management functions from both the end-user and the administrator. By automating password interaction, the solution takes over password selection and management for web applications, selected by the user, to ensure that application passwords are long, strong and unique across every selected account. Dynamic Password Management is delivered server side for stability and scale rather than the more fragile approach of initiating password change tasks from the browser on a device. A full workflow and event viewer provides Intermedia AppID administrators with increased visibility and control with audit, test and roll-back functions.

"Passwords are not inherently insecure, it’s people selecting weak, easy to remember passwords that are the problem,” said Richard Walters, General Manager and Vice President of Identity and Access Management (IAM) at Intermedia. “Dynamic Password Management automates password changes and immediately replaces weak user-created values with passwords that are distinct across every account.”

Intermedia AppID Enterprise will be exhibiting at the world's largest cloud event, Cloud Expo Europe 2015, on March 11-12, 2015 in London. Come visit us at booth 246.

 

About Intermedia AppID Enterprise:

As companies embrace the Cloud, the number of web applications in your IT environment quickly adds up—and quickly overwhelms IT’s ability to ensure data security, manage costs and maintain control. Intermedia AppID™ Enterprise is a comprehensive platform for cloud application management that goes beyond Single Sign-On (SSO) and helps companies reduce risk, improve data security, achieve compliance and increase productivity and control.

 

About Intermedia:

Intermedia is a one-stop shop for cloud business applications. Its Office in the Cloud™ suite integrates the essential IT services that companies need to do business, including identity and access management, email, voice, file syncing and sharing, conferencing, instant messaging, mobility, security and archiving. Office in the Cloud goes beyond unified communications to encompass a wide breadth of fundamental IT services, delivered by a single provider. Intermedia serves over 60,000 businesses and has more than 5,000 active partners, including VARs, MSPs, telcos and cable companies.

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
Dark Reading Staff 10/23/2020
7 Tips for Choosing Security Metrics That Matter
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer,  10/19/2020
Russian Military Officers Unmasked, Indicted for High-Profile Cyberattack Campaigns
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  10/19/2020
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Special Report: Computing's New Normal
This special report examines how IT security organizations have adapted to the "new normal" of computing and what the long-term effects will be. Read it and get a unique set of perspectives on issues ranging from new threats & vulnerabilities as a result of remote working to how enterprise security strategy will be affected long term.
Flash Poll
How IT Security Organizations are Attacking the Cybersecurity Problem
How IT Security Organizations are Attacking the Cybersecurity Problem
The COVID-19 pandemic turned the world -- and enterprise computing -- on end. Here's a look at how cybersecurity teams are retrenching their defense strategies, rebuilding their teams, and selecting new technologies to stop the oncoming rise of online attacks.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2020-24847
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
A Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability is identified in FruityWifi through 2.4. Due to a lack of CSRF protection in page_config_adv.php, an unauthenticated attacker can lure the victim to visit his website by social engineering or another attack vector. Due to this issue, an unauthenticat...
CVE-2020-24848
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
FruityWifi through 2.4 has an unsafe Sudo configuration [(ALL : ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL]. This allows an attacker to perform a system-level (root) local privilege escalation, allowing an attacker to gain complete persistent access to the local system.
CVE-2020-5990
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
NVIDIA GeForce Experience, all versions prior to 3.20.5.70, contains a vulnerability in the ShadowPlay component which may lead to local privilege escalation, code execution, denial of service or information disclosure.
CVE-2020-25483
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
An arbitrary command execution vulnerability exists in the fopen() function of file writes of UCMS v1.4.8, where an attacker can gain access to the server.
CVE-2020-5977
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
NVIDIA GeForce Experience, all versions prior to 3.20.5.70, contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA Web Helper NodeJS Web Server in which an uncontrolled search path is used to load a node module, which may lead to code execution, denial of service, escalation of privileges, and information disclosure.