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Coming to Deep Sec next week “Identicate & Authentify”
Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 January 2012 05:45
Written by jj
Sunday, November 21st, 2010

This coming Thursday (Thanksgiving here in the US) I’ll be speaking at the Deep Sec Conference  in Vienna. I’m extremely excited and at the same time, nervous, to be presenting a new topic to a new audience. (more…)

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Securing Multiple Device Auth on 802.1X
Last Updated on Saturday, 28 January 2012 06:47
Written by jj
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Part II of the Clearing Up 802.1X Series
Securing Multiple Device Authentication on 802.1X

VLANs and Multiple Device Authentication
I always say the road to insecurity is paved with good intentions, and implementations of 802.1X are some of the best examples. I find folks tend to be so excited if-and-when they get 802.1X working, that they don’t bother to put it through the ringer and see what’s actually happening on the switch once it’s working. (more…)

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Clearing Up 802.1X
Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2008 11:21
Written by jj
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

After much poking and prodding from various colleagues and customers, I’m finally hopping back on the blog train.

By this point everyone seems to refer to me as ‘The 1X geek’, probably because of my evangelical technical overviews and implementations of the standard. I s’pose because of this, in the past week several folks have asked me to check out recent articles by Mike Fratto (New Protocols Secure Layer 2, October 4) and follow up blog by Richard at Tao Security (Hop by Hop Encryption: Needed?) about 802.1X and the upcoming revision of the standard due in 2009.

I can tell you Mike always does his homework, and those of us interested in 1X get our technical details straight from the horse’s mouth, so to speak. Mike is no exception and I’m always comfortable referring readers to his blogs and articles for information.

To answer the questions I’ve received, I’ve put together a few bite-sized snippits of information on both the current 802.1X standard, its use with multiple device auth, its use with mixed authentication and the upcoming 802.1X-REV…

The Clearing Up 802.1X Series Begins…

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