Now you can use popular U2F FIDO security keys for Windows logon. Both multi-factor and single-factor authentication use cases are supported as well. It means you can use your U2F key as a password replacement or you can setup true multi-factor authentication to unlock your dektop: U2F Key + your Windows password.
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We have tried out Terminal Services Plus (TSPlus) solution for Remote Desktop access for Windows 7/8/10 with Rohos Logon Key installed. Both TSPlus web based access and MS Remote Desktop Connection application uses target Windows authentication system. This is the point where Rohos Logon Key applies 2-factor authentication control. The following screenshot demonstates 2FA requirement […]
We have updated Rohos Logon Key for Mac to support macOS 10.13 High Sierra. Also we would like to announce soon support for U2F security keys for Mac login. What’s new: Added support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra Fixed Rohos Logon Key.app sub folders permissions conflict.
Research on Security Keys There is every reason to believe that the development of U2F was initiated by Google engineers and it was carried out in collaboration with representatives from other companies. In their publication “Security Keys: Practical Cryptographic Second Factors for the Modern Web”  they perform a survey and comparison of the one-time […]
Rohos Logon Key v.3.6 now allows to use T-OTP OATH codes produced by Google Authenticator for example, for Windows AD network multi-factor authentication: user account password + OTP code. OTP codes verification performed by Domain Controllers. Offline workstations are also supported. Also we are working to add FIDO U2F devices support.
Rohos Logon Key v3.5 announce now support of RFIDeas pcProx reader and KCY-125 RFID reader. This allows to implement multi-factor authentication by using a variety of RFID cards, tags, bracelets and employee ID badges of Emarine, Indala, HIDProx and other standards in Active Directory and standalone Windows workstations as well. Rohos Logon Key replaces weak […]
TeamViewer, one of the most popular remote access programs, does not offer a built-in system for two-factor authentication. When TeamViewer is launched, it generates a short password and receives from the server a short number for full access to the current computer. How dangerous is this? Is there a possibility that someone could connect to […]
Rohos Management Tools provides a secure way to setup multiple users or authentication devices. Now it is easy to setup a list users with Google Authenticator 2FA. It is also possible to automatically send an email message to each user that includes Google Authentication setup instructions. The most secure way is to use corporate email. […]
Rohos Logon Key allows to protect Windows Terminal Server by using 2-factor authentication with One-Time-Passwords. Using Google authenticator as OTP generator requires to deliver and store OTP secret key on the mobile device of end-user in mobile email, SMS or Google Authenticator application. In order to improve security you can setup your Windows Server to […]
Updated: 15 March 2018 Dear users and customers, we are glad to announce first release for a major update of Rohos Logon Key for Windows. Now Rohos Logon Key automatically detects Active Directory environment and uses Active Directory storage to keep domain-wide settings and list of authentication keys and devices. We have completely refactored Rohos […]
- Windows login with U2F FIDO security key 24th March 2018
- Two-factor authentication by OTP for TSPlus remote desktop access 13th February 2018
- macOS High Sierra support in Rohos Logon Key 9th February 2018
- An Overview of U2F security keys’ capabilities: Principle of Operation and Details of the Protocol 5th February 2018
- U2F and Google Authenticator support for Windows Active Directory 2-factor authentication 4th February 2018