multifactor authentication


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multifactor authentication

Using two or more forms of identification to authenticate a user. Single factor authentication, which is commonly used, employs a unique username and password combination. For more security, multifactor authentication adds at least one more form, such as a physical token or biometrics. See authentication token and biometrics.
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Our multifactor authentication option improves security by ensuring that only registered computers and mobile devices can access a user's RoboForm Everywhere account.
The company's products protect against phishing, pharming, malware, Man-in-the-Middle and Man-in-the-Browser attacks, and deliver multifactor authentication and transaction anomaly detection.
jvi=oIX5Wfwq,Job) Twitter job listing for a software engineer in product security is based at the company's San Francisco offices and lists under opportunities: "Design and develop user-facing security features, such as multifactor authentication and fraudulent login detection.
To ensure that the DoD ID number maintains its low-risk category as PII and does not become a vulnerability like the use of an individual's Social Security number (SSN)--another high-risk personal identifier--the DoD ID number will only be used as one factor in a multifactor authentication process.
Other services include online and mobile banking, bill pay, electronic alerts, multifactor authentication, memberdirected ACH, and online account opening
Where risk assessments indicate that the use of single-factor authentication is inadequate, financial institutions should implement multifactor authentication, layered security or other controls reasonably calculated to mitigate those risks," the report said.
In addition to this new service, Digital Insight also offers multifactor authentication and online fraud shutdown services.
System integrators, resellers, and end-users are free to choose from a wide range of authentication devices and technologies supported by SecureSuite XS, including biometrics (fingerprint, iris, face, and signature), USB cryptographic tokens, smart cards, and wireless cards, and can mix and match for multifactor authentication.
At the University of Utah, technologists have signed up for an application of biometric technology that combines the conventional applications of smart cards with innovative fingerprint scanning technology to deliver a multifactor authentication process.
Multifactor authentication is an important step in Digital Rights Management (DRM) and appears to be Sun's answer to Microsoft Corp's chip-based RDM story, Next Generation Secure Computing Base (NGSCB) recently backed by Disney.
Providing centralized administration and management of clients and users, including single authentication subsequently extended to include the elements of One-Time Password and multifactor authentication and detection of unwanted / potentially dangerous activities.
About SMS PASSCODE SMS PASSCODE is a leading provider of adaptive multifactor authentication software, improving enterprise security and productivity by delivering an easy to use and intelligent solution that helps ensure the safety of corporate networks and applications.