Passwords and biometrics both have their place in cybersecurity and authentication, but not as competing Single Factor Authentications. Instead, their strength comes when they are combined together for Multi-Factor Authentication.
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At the beginning of the month, I wrote a blog about how a study showed that Facebook may just be a reliable assessment tool for recruiters. It sparked a conversation about whether employers should be using Facebook to screen applicants. Flash forward a couple of weeks, and stories about job seekers being asked for Facebook… Read more »
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 »