Can Yubikey replace Authy?

One of the common ways to do two-factor Authentication is to use an authenticator app like Authy, Microsoft Authenticator, 1Password or LastPass Authenticator. Just to clarify, I am talking about the apps generating time-based one-time passwords (TOTP). They are usually set up like in the screenshot below. You have probably seen it many times: This … Read more

How to suppress issues in C# code

I like to maintain a zero-warning policy in a project. In the case of false-alarm warnings, I think it’s better to suppress them than to leave them active. When we suppress a warning, it will not draw our attention every time we look at logs. So, how can we suppress a warning like the example … Read more

Finding meaning in an IT job

I’ll start with a disclaimer that the companies I’ve been working with lately are doing a fantastic job in solving real-world problems. My reflections here are not meant to undermine the value of projects I was part of. Instead, I wanted to explore the feeling that to do something really meaningful, perhaps I would need … Read more