Posts Tagged: BIOMETRIC

Security of Multi-Factor Authentication by Larry Hamid

Since user authentication is the front line of security, the stronger it is the better. In this article I want to discuss multi-factor authentication and why it is stronger than just a single factor. Proving your identity involves using one or more of three possible factors: • Knowledge (passwords, PINs, etc.)• Possession (driver’s license, token,… Read more »

HOW to unlock programs, financials, databases, etc without passcodes/ passwords/user names???

Historically, usernames and passwords are the most common form of authenticating computer users. They are also both the worst management headache for IT staff and the biggest network security hole in existence. Many help desks handle more password related calls than any other category. Users routinely share their passwords with one another. We have passwords… Read more »