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Taking Web Password Filler On The Road

April 23rd, 2013

The same Web Password Filler that you use on your desktop browser is also available for your mobile devices. For iPhones and iPads, first you will want to create the Web Filler on Safari on your Mac desktop, then after using iCloud Bookmark sync with your iPhone the Web Password Filler will be ready for…


Integrated Windows Authentication and Two-Factor Authentication

April 11th, 2013

In Google Chrome and Internet Explorer with Integrated Windows Authentication, enabled users are automatically signed in to Secret Server when they visit the site using their Active Directory credentials. This feature reduces the number of passwords that a user has to type, and the possibility of a forgotten password. This also allows domain administrators to…


Secret Server Copy-To-Clipboard Add-On for Browsers Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox

March 26th, 2013

The Mozilla Firefox add-on and the extension for Google Chrome enables values from Secret Server to be copied directly to the clipboard. This allows for ease of access when a user needs to apply information from Secret Server to other locations, however, clipboards generally do not clear the data that was copied. How do you…


SOX Compliance on external systems using PowerShell scripts in Secret Server

February 25th, 2013

A critical component of many compliance mandates such as SOX, HIPAA, and PCI is guaranteeing that user activity is audited. Secret Server maintains an internal audit trail for user actions and access to shared privileged accounts, but it doesn’t necessarily guarantee that external systems maintain their own audits. After several customer requests, Secret Server can…


Sneak Preview: HSM Data Encryption with SafeNet

November 16th, 2012

We’re working with SafeNet, an industry leader in data protection, to bring hardware data encryption to Secret Server. We’re adding support for SafeNet’s Hardware Security Modules, or HSMs. Pictured: SafeNet LUNA PCI HSM SafeNet’s Luna PCI HSM (pictured) is FIPS 140-2 Level 2 and 3 compliant, bringing a new level of data protection to your…


Sneak Preview: Bookmarklet 2.0

November 7th, 2012

Our team is working to make logging in to websites easier than ever with new bookmarklet functionality. The new bookmarklet is able to work on any web page, and automatically log you in. It is only required that the web page has a secret in the Secret Server, and that the user be logged in…


Get passwords out of batch files and scripts

September 28th, 2012

Some editions of Secret Server have an Application Server API that can be used to get passwords out of your configuration files and scripts.  The idea is to authorize the application server to access Secret Server (this is done by installing the Secret Server Application Server API on the application server) – there is then…


Using a Web Launcher with Logmein

September 14th, 2012

Have you ever been in the situation where you needed to provide a full desktop to someone outside your organization? One way you might accomplish this is by creating a Logmein.com account allowing users to login remotely. A caveat to this solution is it requires external access to your Secret Server instance. Follow these steps:…


Secret Server and DoubleLock

September 13th, 2012

Do you have a need for additional security when storing your most sensitive data? Where do you store the company’s banking account numbers and other critical financial data?  …top-level credentials for your customer database that contains Credit Card and Social Security numbers?  …credentials for classified system access? When you need that additional layer of security…


Creating Custom Reports in Secret Server

August 30th, 2012

Secret Server contains robust reporting capabilities, as mentioned in on the Secret Server Report Features Page.  In addition to the default reports included with Secret Server (see Figure 1), additional reports are available for download in the Online Reports Gallery.  Beyond these options, users who aren’t familiar with SQL reporting, may also make a Custom…