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Automating End-User Password Resets for Security & Fewer Headaches

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

I hear about passwords across all forms of media. Admittedly, I get frustrated trying to come up with a different password to log into my work computer every three months. I have a favorite meme that asks the end user for an uppercase letter, a symbol, and the blood of a virgin. Most people are […]

New Active Directory Synchronization Upgrade to Password Reset Server

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

You asked, and we listened! We are excited to release a highly requested customization feature—the ability to schedule what time Active Directory Synchronizations run, plus we added a few other enhancements we think you’re going to like. When Should Active Directory Synchronization Run? Administrators can now choose what time Active Directory Synchronization will run and […]

Get More Customization and Security Features with Password Reset Server 4.1

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Password Reset Server Account Lockouts Sometimes, users forget their password, but they think that if they just try one more time they will get the right combination. If they are lucky, it works. If they are not lucky, all those failed logon attempts add up, and they end up locking out their Active Directory account. […]

What’s New in Password Reset Server 4.0?

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Password Reset Server 4.0 is out, and it has new features to make your installation simple and easy to use. What will be your favorite new feature? HSTS HTTP Strict Transport Security, when turned on, means that Password Reset Server can only be accessed using HTTPS. It is important to access sites that send or […]

POODLE: Not your typical walk in the park

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Google, among several security organizations, recently announced a vulnerability in the SSL protocol, particularly SSL version 3. SSL is used to secure connections between a client and server to prevent eavesdropping, and that the data has not been tampered. SSLv3 is an old version of the SSL protocol, dating back to 1996 and debuted with Netscape […]

Get Increased Control for Identity Verification with Password Reset Server’s Latest Upgrade

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Password Reset Server’s most recent upgrade to 3.2 gives greater control over the identity verification process by allowing administrators to define which questions users must answer correctly. Now, verification questions can be marked as Optional, Required or Grouped. Required Questions Administrators can now mark specific questions as Required, meaning that users will have to provide […]

Phew. Thycotic solutions remain unaffected during devastating Heartbleed vulnerability.

Friday, April 11th, 2014

The recent OpenSSL vulnerability CVE-2014-0160, or “Heartbleed” is affecting millions of SSL-enabled web servers worldwide; estimates are somewhere between 60% and 80% of servers are affected by the deadly bug. It’s the perfect example of a worst-case scenario: Heartbleed gives attackers the ability to reveal your server’s private SSL key by recovering just enough SSL […]

Sneak Peek: New Secret Server features only at RSA Conference 2014

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

2014 marks Thycotic’s 5th year exhibiting at the RSA cybersecurity conference. RSA is one of the largest gatherings of IT security professionals and analysts in North America. This year, the conference takes place February 24-28th 2014 at the Moscone Center. Thycotic to unveil new Secret Server features We’re excited to demonstrate not-yet-published Secret Server features […]

Password Reset Server User Interface REFRESH

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Face it, there will always be end-users that forget their passwords. Giving them the ability to reset their own password is key to saving time, money and unnecessary stress, both for the user and the help desk. The trick is to make the reset process as simple as possible. We kept this in mind with […]

2013: A Security Odyssey

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

What did 2013 hold for Thycotic Software? New partners, software releases, and other exciting milestones. Join us for our movie themed year-in-review. This year, in the wake of dozens of newsworthy data breaches, the landscape for IT security broadened with every headline. The importance of securing privileged credentials and managing identity went from a “nice […]

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