Category Archives: Security

Identity providers and their protocols

Within the enterprise arena it is common to have a Identity provider for the organization. The idea behind the identity provider is to provide the users working at the organization with single sign-on capability so that they do not have to sign into every single application that they wish to use, instead their credentials are… Read More »

Hello TLS 1.3

TLS 1.3 is out and its time to take note and plan the retirement of TLS 1.2. To make this change should be straight forward for .net users: Upgrade your solutions and projects to .Net Framework 4.7.1 or later If you have stipulated TLS 1.2 in your code any where change it to TLS 1.3… Read More »

Complex password validation with regular expression

Our team had to build a password validation regular expression for a client that had the following requirements. Below is the expression for anyone that needs anything like this. Hopefully I safe someone some time. ^(?=.{16,})(?=.*[1-9])(?=.*[a-z])(?=.*[A-Z])(?=.*[(!@#$%^&*()_+|~\- =\`{}[\]:”;'<>?,.\/, )])(?!.*(.)\1).+$ Length 16 characters At least one number At least one lowercase character At least one uppercase character At… Read More »