two-factor authentication

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two-factor authentication

The use of two independent mechanisms to verify the identity of a user, such as a password and smart card or a password and fingerprint scan. In these examples, people not only type in data but the smart card and fingerprint are unique physical objects that are difficult to duplicate.

Text a Security Code
Another method sites can employ is that after users log in with a password, a code is texted to their cellphone. Copying that security code from the phone into the login process provides the second authentication method. See authentication, smart card, password and one-time password.
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Zovy Enterprise introduces dual factor authentication, privileged user reporting, secure FTP distribution, and endpoint data protection.
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Data exchange from this application is encrypted based on best industry standards and dual factor authentication.
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Dual factor authentication uses a combination of something one knows (e.
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