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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Contract award: buy upgrades to an existing network hkom established system of strong authentication with one-time passwords.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-13 April 2007-Easy Computers selects VASCO's strong authentication solutions(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Owners of the BlackBerry 7100 Series of business phones can now use the Diversinet MobiSecure Token for strong authentication operating through the Diversinet MobiSecure Authentication Service Center.
Authenex, a developer of strong authentication and encryption applications, has announced that the Authenex Strong Authentication System (ASAS) supports Microsoft's enterprise firewall, Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000.
com, the first Internet-based healthcare application services provider (ASP), has announced that Arcot's WebFort software provides strong authentication for users of iRetrieve, infoMedX.
This significantly updated document reflects the current state-of-the-art of strong authentication technology and also sets the vision for the future.
These companies must integrate strong authentication technologies into their storage infrastructures to ensure a `hacker proof' network.
BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France -- nCryptone, a key player in the field of strong authentication solutions, and Inteligensa, a latin-american company specializing in the development and the implementation of intelligent solutions for mass market, join their expertise to transform cellphones into Tokens that are both simple to deploy and to use.
As part of the agreement, Intel will integrate VASCO's Digipass(R) family of strong authentication and digital signature products into Shiva(R) Access Manager (SAM) 5.
Corillian Intelligent Authentication[TM] will use the information stored on a card to build additional access signatures, thereby creating an additional level of strong authentication for the end-user.
a leading provider of risk-based authentication, strong authentication, digital signing, and secure ePayment solutions, today announced the first-to-market integration with Microsoft Windows CardSpace identity management framework.
announced at the RSA Conference at San Francisco's Moscone Center that it has completed an integration between its voice biometric based strong authentication platform, vAuth and the Ping Identity([R]) PingLogin authentication and single sign-on framework for consumer authentication.