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Using Yubikeys for SSH

Using Yubikeys for SSH

In Yubikey PIV for SSH on Macs I described the full process for setting up and using Yubikeys for SSH. This is an abbreviated version that only describes how to use the Yubikey; the assumption is that some admin has already configured your Yubikey.

Internet2 MemberMeeting, April 2011

Day 1, April 18th Grouper Working Group Demonstration of improvements in latest version Details of RESTful interface Grouper has a history of group members for audit purposes! uApprove demo given by Russ Beale of USC; metadata driven InCommon Tech Extensive discussion regarding attribute release policies Default release policies for ePPN CIO meeting on Cloud Services, Continue reading Internet2 MemberMeeting, April 2011

Service Alert Log

Got page just before 4pm on Sunday 6-13-2010 that AMCOM HL7 was down. Called IT Operations center, talked to Chauncy to see which shc list I should send to. It wasn't clear to either of us which so I decided to use the it-client-alerts-shc@lists.stanford.edu which looked like a broader communication. "Title: AMCOM HL7 Feed Down Continue reading Service Alert Log

VMware Silicon Valley Users Group

First talk Phil Starke, Senior Manager, Cloud Practice.   His presentation was VMware vCloud and Project Redwood.  This was an interesting session since I'd not heard of VMWare's cloud offerings before. Concepts coveredCloud Computing according to VWware "Lightweight entry/exit service acquisition model" Consumption based pricing (pay per drink)…requires activity based accounting Accessible using standard internet protocols Continue reading VMware Silicon Valley Users Group

Burton Analyst Discussion on Hypervisor Security and Compliance Standards

I scheduled a one hour Analyst discussion with Trent Henry of Burton Group on the subject of trends in Hypervisor Security;  with respect to getting the apprprate balance of risk mitigation (i.e. threat vs. investment in threat response using technology and practice). Specifically, my query to setup the discussion was: "The costs associated with deploying Continue reading Burton Analyst Discussion on Hypervisor Security and Compliance Standards