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[farmshare-discuss] Two-Factor Coming to Farmshare June 16th!

vanessa sochat vsochat at stanford.edu
Wed Aug 19 10:26:12 PDT 2015


+1

On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 10:24 AM, taltman <taltman1 at stanford.edu> wrote:

> A note about the Duo App:
>
> I have been successfully logging in to Corn using the open-source Google
> Authenticator app for Android. I have not needed to download the Duo App.
>
> How much do we know about the Duo app? Has it been audited? Does it
> require excessive permissions/access to run on one's phone? Is it
> sending personal information back to Duo the company?
>
> I personally would advocate for people to use the Google Authenticator
> app instead. Requiring all of Stanford FarmShare users to install
> proprietary third-party software on their cellphones seems like a bad
> policy.
>
> My $0.02,
>
> ~Tomer
>
>
>
> On 6/11/15 11:30 AM, Addis O'Connor wrote:
> > Dear Farmshare Community,
> >
> > You may have noticed a new Mesasge of the Day when logging on to
> > Farmshare machines in the past month or so. It mentions our plan to
> > enable Duo two-factor authentication on Farmshare machines on Tuesday,
> > June16th, immediately after the commencement freeze.
> >
> > There will most definitely be a slight change in the way you login to
> > farmshare, and our hope is to make that as smooth and painless as
> > possible. We have updated our wiki page
> >
> https://web.stanford.edu/group/farmshare/cgi-bin/wiki/index.php/Main_Page#Duo_Two-Factor
> > with information regarding how to use ssh shared tunnels and avoid
> > having to use duo every time a new session is opened.
> >
> > There are already a few machines that are already enforcing two-factor
> > authentication, and we strongly encourage users to try logging in and
> > test out the new authentication process. The two test machines are
> > corn19 and corn37, and they are also setup to allow connections to each
> > other without duo again after the initial connection.
> >
> > This change has come about to ensure the integrity of Farmshare and keep
> > our system protected from attackers. We hope this change will be
> > welcomed and will ultimately provide a more secure system on which to do
> > research.
> >
> > We are happy to answer any questions you may have, and will be ready to
> > assist any users with the new process if any issues may arise. Please
> > send questions, comments, and or issues to
> > research-computing-support at stanford.edu.
> >
> > Regards,
> > --
> > Addis O'Connor
> > Stanford University
> > Research Computing
> > addiso at stanford.edu
> > (650)529-5782
> >
> >
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> >
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Vanessa Villamia Sochat
Stanford University
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