Communication Effectiveness
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Communication Effectiveness

As an engineer, cultivating soft skills to better increase communication between you and others is important for furthering your career and increasing your overall skills as an engineer. Being able to establish and create a working relationship with others is important, as is making yourself clear to the others. Not everything is about hard technical skills, and being able to get along with the people you work with can increase job satisfaction and productivity.
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Use of Alternative Active Directory Attributes in Duo Authentication
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Use of Alternative Active Directory Attributes in Duo Authentication

The default option for Cisco Duo two factor login authentication might not meet your organization's needs. Duo has multiple different options for login name when syncing active directory users to Duo. The two most popular options are mail and UserPrincipalName. sAMAccountName and phone number can be used as well for logins, assuming that these attributes are in Active Directory.
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Cisco DUO Multi-Factor Authentication with SalesForce
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Cisco DUO Multi-Factor Authentication with SalesForce

Recently, I had the opportunity to integrate Salesforce w/ Azure AD SSO, and I wanted to share my experience in performing the configuration as well as any difficulties I had along the way. Overall, the experience was relatively quick and painless, but I did run into a few instances where I was forced to dive a bit deeper and troubleshoot things that otherwise would have been trivial.
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Subdomain Takeover
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Subdomain Takeover

A domain name typically has two parts: The top-level domain (TLD) is the extension, such as .com or .org, and the second-level domain (SLD) is the unique part of the domain name, often a business or brand name. In the example.com “com” is the TLD and “example” is the SLD. The subdomain is what goes before the SLD. The most common subdomain is www, which stands for World Wide Web. This subdomain contains a website’s homepage and its most important pages. The www subdomain is so widely used that most domain registrars include it with domain name purchases.
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