graded authentication

graded authentication

An authentication procedure that determines access not only by username and password, but by the available security protocols users have in their software when logging into the network.
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With the inclusion of Novell Modular Authentication Service (NMAS(TM)), organizations will be able to require multiple authentication methods and set up a graded authentication, where a user's access rights can be altered based on the strength of authentication used.
In that spirit, Secure Computing's SafeWord addsan advanced level of user authentication to complement the strong, graded authentication capabilities of Novell Modular Authentication Service, delivering flexible, secure access control to e-business enterprises.
1, demonstrating the power of biometric fingerprint security combined with graded authentication for ultimate protection of NetWare networks.
With multi-factor authentication included for PIN and smart card, Identix biometric security inherently supports the NMAS single sign-on strong password feature and graded authentication models for both NT and Novell platforms.
Providing multi-factor authentication and graded authentication to Novell's eDirectory, the NMAS greatly increases the security of networks.
The RSA ACE/Agent supports NMAS's graded authentication, making it possible to manage access to network resources based on authentication technique, information sensitivity and user permission grades.
Through NMAS and graded authentication, Novell is enhancing its security architecture to enable its customers to use advanced authentication technologies like RSA SecurID to positively identify users to their enterprise directory service.
Graded authentication enables security administrators to establish grades for the various authentication methods installed in their system, then tailor log-on requirements to the sensitivity of the data or application.