hard token

hard token

A physical authentication device such as a smart card. See authentication token. See also hard tag.
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Unlike traditional banks mainly employs physical security device, which is also known as hard token, and Short Message Service One-time Password (SMS OTP) as 2FA tools, GES use mobile application, which is also known as a soft token, as the security device which seamlessly combines the convenience of SMS OTP with the security of token technology.
Account registration is not required; users can authenticate with a Common Access Card (CAC) or Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) hard token.
Without use of something like a hard token, plus a password, it's virtually impossible to prevent some leakages.
They also contain a number of security features including 2-factor authentication with an optional Hard Token in case of loss or theft and a Session Lock which prevents hackers taking control of the laptop and using the VPN tunnel to access the company's network.
Since all these users have their own laptops, we didn't require the mobility of a hard token.
We also liked the fact that the smart card solution required less interaction than a hard token.
For enhanced security, Technology Credit Union members will utilize the OBS M-Secure Browser for secure access to reports, data and single sign-on to other secure cash management applications without the need for a hard token.
The revised rule (June 1, 2010) allows the use of a biometric as a substitute for a hard token or a password.
Bank of Hawaii's commercial customers will utilize the M-Secure Browser for secure access to reports, data and single sign-on to other secure cash management applications without the need for a physical authentication device, or hard token.
The ultra-thin YubiKey has a rugged, waterproof, crush-resistant design, has no battery or synchronization requirements, and is designed to last far longer than typical hard token solutions.
Strong Authentication combines something the user knows, such as username and password, with something that they have in their possession, such as a hard token, mobile phone, or code card for example.
AT&T said it has also adopted several security steps that aim to strengthen the platform's readiness for government use; for example, users are allocated RSA hard token for multi-factor authentication.