MFA using USB Security Keys
USB MFA security keys are physical authentication devices that provide an additional layer of security beyond traditional passwords. They work using cryptographic protocols and by requiring the user to physically interact with the device in order to verify their identity.
eID for German Savings Banks Using the Feitian bR500 with Electronic ID Cards
In conjunction with S-Markt & Mehrwert savings banks in Germany can provide secure and convenient eID processes for their customers. The Feitian bR500 Bluetooth smart card reader makes this process possible on tablets and mobile.
What is FIDO Authentication?
FIDO, which stands for Fast IDentity Online, is a set of authentication standards aimed at strengthening the user login process to online services. The standards are developed by the FIDO Alliance and promote faster, more secure authentication processes with the overall goal of eliminating password-based logins altogether.
Smartphone App for Programming OATH OTP Tokens via NFC
We are pleased to announce the release of our smartphone app for programming OATH OTP tokens. Using an NFC-enabled smartphone our programmable tokens can be flashed with new secret keys and settings. This allows hardware tokens to be used as a replacement for authenticator apps for 2FA/MFA on platforms including Microsoft Azure, Office365, AWS and Google.
Dinkey Pro/FD Version 7.6 Released
The latest Dinkey Pro/FD release introduces support for Apple silicon.
Windows Smart Card Logon Using Feitian ePass2003 PKI Cards and Tokens
Windows logon using smart cards and tokens significantly improves the login security for domain user accounts. This post provides an overview of smart card logon and the hardware options available from Microcosm.
How to Protect Your Software Intellectual Property
You have invested a significant amount of time and creativity in writing your killer application but you are worried about a competitor or hacker reverse-engineering your software and stealing your intellectual property. What is the best way to protect it?
How to Copy-Protect Demos and Trial Software
It is common practice for software developers to release demo versions of their software so that potential customers can evaluate its functionality before purchasing it. This licensing model is usually known as trialware, demoware or "try before you buy". This article explores how software demos can be provided in a secure way while protecting IP and revenue streams.
What is Software Protection?
Software protection refers to measures that can be taken by a software developer to prevent unauthorised use of their software, enforcing their licensing agreement and using anti-debugging and anti-reverse engineering techniques to protect their intellectual property (IP) against theft.
Dinkey Pro/FD Version 7.5 Released
We're excited to bring you version 7.5 of the Dinkey Pro/FD SDK. Almost two years in the making, this release expands the capabilities of Dinkey Pro/FD in many different ways, allowing you to protect more software on more platforms than ever before.