TIM DIETRICH OF FMAUTHENTICATOR (and FileMaker Addict, among others) offers two factor authentication through FileMaker: FMAuthenticator is a technique for implementing two-factor authentication (2FA) in the FileMaker database platform. What is Two-factor Authentication? Two-factor authentication requires users to provide two forms of identification before being granted access to a system. The two forms of identification […]
EXPLORE ENCRYPTION AT REST (EAR) with Douglas Alder: I started out exploring FileMaker Pro 13′s new encryption feature because I wondered about securing a single FileMaker database on my system. We like to think of a FileMaker file as a locked box, but I was never quite sure about how secure a FileMaker database is, […]
THE FILEMAKER SERVER SAMPLE FILE IS A SECURITY THREAT. Best to close it or add security. For more details, read the whole article by Stephen Blackwell. I have recently learned that there may be any number of FileMaker Server installations world-wide that are hosting files that open automatically without credentials challenge to the [Full Access] […]
FILEMAKER IS PUSHING SECURITY pretty heavily – there is an upcoming seminar on February 11th, as well as a new downloadable pdf. Data protection is a priority for businesses of all sizes. In 2012, the Wall Street Journal cited this alarming statistic, “Firms with 11 to 100 employees are attacked more than ten times as […]
Talking security is boring, but force yourself to read Steven Blackwell’s latest on the updates in FileMaker 13. You won’t regret it. FileMaker, Inc. today released the latest version of its Platform: FileMaker® Pro 13, FileMaker® Pro 13 Advanced, FileMaker® Server 13, and FileMaker® GO 13. This release brings many significant new features to the platform […]
Specifying a User Account to Run System-level Scripts with FileMaker Server Can system-level scripts be run under a specific user account? In the Schedule Assistant, you can specify a user account to run system-level scripts. A User Account is a FileMaker Server External User Account. It can be a Local Account on your computer or […]
PolicyPak: Manage FileMaker Pro using Group Policy, SCCM or your own management utility – YouTube.