In August 2015 SURFnet introduced SURFconext Strong Authentication which allows institutions in Dutch higher education and research to secure access to cloud-based services more effectively. Better security is particularly critical for cloud services handling more sensitive data. Tiqr is available as one of three authentication method besides SMS and YubiKey.
For more info visit SURFconext.nl
Our partner RCDevs has just announced that their OpenOTP/tiqr solution has been nominated for the SESAME 2012 Award. Winners will be announced at the Cartes 2012 conference in Paris held from November 6th until November 8th. For more information, see the news section on the RCDevs website.
|The tiqr team is represented at the Internet Identity Workshop from May 1-3 in Mountain View, CA. There are people from both SURFnet as well as Galois present who can tell you all about tiqr if you’re at the event and are interested. We will show tiqr during the demo session on Wednesday May 2nd, so please feel free to join us there if you would like to learn more.||
|The slides for the tiqr presentation at APAN 33 in Chiang Mai, Thailand are now available online. Click on the slide preview to download the slides in PDF format.||
|Our partner RCDevs has just confirmed that their OpenOTP/tiqr authentication server has been nominated for the SC Magazine Awards 2012 in the Best SME Security Solution category. The award ceremony will be held on the 24th of April at the London Hilton. For more information go to the SC Awards Europe 2012 website||
In May 2011 SURFnet hired Madison Gurkha to perform a security audit on the tiqr application for iOS and Android as well as for the server-side reference implementation. A report containing a summary of the findings of this security audit and details how the vulnerabilities that were identified in the security audit have been mitigated in the current tiqr release is now available. It includes a summary of the results of a re-audit performed by Madison Gurkha in September 2011 on the updated tiqr application and server-side reference implementation.
The main conclusion of the report and the re-audit is that the security of tiqr is more than sufficient
The report can be downloaded here
There will be a tiqr presentation at the ICTDelta 2011 conference in The Hague on November 16th. ICTDelta is a yearly conference organised by NWO and ECP-EPN, platforms for research and innovation. The tiqr presentation is scheduled in track #1 (ICT and society) at 14:45h in room “South America” (see also the programme in Dutch)
We will be presenting on tiqr at the GOVCERT.nl symposium. GOVCERT.nl is the incident response team for the Dutch government and is part of the Ministry of Security and Justice. They organise a yearly symposium where international speakers discuss hot topics relating to cybersecurity. For more information, please go to the symposium site or check the programme for day 1 or day 2. Our talk on tiqr is scheduled for November 16th at 11:20h in the “Research” track.
Press release by SURFnet on August 8th 2011
tiqr, the mobile authentication app by SURFnet has won second prize in the ‘Develop for Privacy Challenge’. This prize was awarded last Friday, August 5th 2011 in Las Vegas at the international hacker convention DEFCON 19. The challenge was set by the ACLU (the American Civil Liberties Union), an American organisation defending civil rights who with this challenge wanted to draw attention to digital human rights.