Secure cloud wifi for Entra/Intune devices with Mist

It’s been an incredibly long time coming but at last I have a working proof of concept for an end-to-end entirely cloud-based enterprise wireless network.

March 18, 2024 · 8 min · 1502 words · Chris Beattie

Combining user and device certificates for wifi authentication in Intune

Modern security and wifi standards say we have to move to certificates but that’s a tall order for many, particularly if we need to replicate the user-level identification of a humble password.

February 12, 2024 · 7 min · 1444 words · Chris Beattie

A zero-disruption path to better MFA

Presenting some ideas about how we can enforce more secure authentication methods without locking out users that don’t have them yet. Featured in Entra News!

October 17, 2023 · 5 min · 995 words · Chris Beattie

FIDO? Schmido!

A lack of mobile support for FIDO2 auth and Passkeys from Microsoft is hampering widespread adoption but some limited use cases can bring immediate benefit to securing high-risk activities.

April 5, 2023 · 7 min · 1451 words · Chris Beattie

Dropping the ball on MFA

We’re not doing well enough at communicating the need for better authentication or providing simple means for its widespread adoption.

March 2, 2023 · 10 min · 1944 words · Chris Beattie