Blog Posts

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  • Join us for Boulder Startup Week

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    Do you have the incredible skills to start your own business and be successful? The heros at Boulder Startup Week (BSW) can show you how you can do it without becoming a green rage monster in the process. This year BSW—the original startup week event—is celebrating ten years of bringing together the marvels of the technology, business and entrepreneur communities. FusionAuth is proud to be one of the many presenters, volunteers and sponsors that bring this event to life.

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  • FusionAuth 1.6 Adds SAML Support and More

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    If you haven’t seen it on Github yet, we are always taking feedback and suggestions on what our clients need from FusionAuth. This week we are releasing Version 1.6 and are stoked to deliver it to you. We’ve added a few new features and made some minor fixes for issues discovered by our community of users on Stackoverflow and Github. Get the brief overview below, and visit our release notes for the full details.

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  • Building the FusionAuth Homebrew Formula

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    Do you want to install FusionAuth but want to use Homebrew instead of Docker or using a boring zip file? No problem. Our goal is to be the fastest and easiest authentication platform to deploy, wherever and whenever you want. We have a Homebrew formula that will get you up and running in minutes. In this post I’ll show you how it works and provide details on how we pulled it together.

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  • Password Security Compliance Checklist

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    Right or wrong, usernames and passwords have been a critical component of website and application security for years. However, weak passwords can result in a costly data breach if compromised. To help ensure stronger password security, leading organizations have published clear criteria to discourage users from selecting easy to guess passwords. We have assembled those criteria into one checklist of key password recommendations to help you evaluate and improve your own password policies.

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  • User Data Security is a Breach

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    If you follow us on Twitter (if you don’t, you can fix that now) you’ll see that we post about data security breaches hitting the internet community. We don’t do it to be malicious or gloat about their failures, but to increase awareness beyond the core community of security professionals. We deal with security every day so we know that keeping data secure is a complex challenge. Few people are well-versed in its many facets and subtleties, and it can be difficult to stay informed of the current trends and risks. We hear all the time “See? You can’t stop cyber breaches.” Fortunately, that’s a load of crap.

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