Author: Eemeli Miettinen

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We experienced some downtime on the office internet connection yesterday and today morning. We are now back!

Laverca Adds Partial Support for XAdES Signatures

XAdES is an XML Signature extension that allows the use of Advanced Electronic Signatures. Laverca 2.0.1 adds a partial support to XAdES in a form of an example using the Esig DSS library. You can find the latest Laverca release

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Methics to Launch Mobile ID Standard Solution at Mobile World Congress

Methics will, at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona, launch the Mobile ID Standard solution, a ready-made, complete and easy-to-deploy solution for Mobile Signature Services. MIDS combines Methics’ robust Kiuru MSSP platform with the well proven Alauda P38

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MSSP Performance Testing (2/2)

This blog post is follow up for our MSSP Performance Testing post earlier this year.  Test Results – First Round The first tests we run were focused on the number of CPU cores. Does limiting the core count reduce performance

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Global Telecommunications Study: Navigating the Road to 2020

The 2015 Global Telecommunications Study has been conducted by EY. It gives a first hand industry perspective to the telco market. “The telco of 2020 cannot be a bad copy of the telco of 2015.” The report collects the outputs

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MSSP Performance Testing (1/2)

We recently bought a new Proliant server for running performance tests and now we can dedicate one server for testing only. The problem was defining and setting up an optimal test environment on said server. Our requirements for the test

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Methics has moved

We moved office from Kaisaniemi, Helsinki to Tapiola, Espoo last week. The moving was hectic but the dust is finally settling down. Instead of city roofs, we now see leaves: Our new address is: Methics Oy Kimmeltie 1 (1st floor)

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OpenID Connect Authentication using MSS

OpenID Connect (OIDC) is a popular authentication layer. An OIDC client trusts OIDC servers to do user authentication in its behalf. OIDC servers can authenticate users, for example, with the following methods: username/password credentials, dongles, biometrics. In username/password method the OIDC server asks a user

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Laverca moved to GitHub

Our open source MSS API Laverca has been on SourceForge since 2011. We decided to move out of SourceForge in the wake of recent events. SourceForge has definitely been going downhill for a while now but this was the last straw

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Issues with Authentication Services

Depending on its purpose, an authentication service needs to satisfy different requirements. Today we are going to explore common authentication services. We’ll bring out some problems and challenges they solve. We compare the features of a few authentication services. For comparison criterias, we

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