Understanding X-Factor Authentication

Understanding X-Factor Authentication

Passwords, 2-factor authentication, multi-factor authentication – do you need to know what they mean? Or are we now entering the realm of x-factor authentication where the method used is essentially transparent to the user? Whichever authentication method is implemented, the focus has to be to ensure that it is fully compliant and that x-factor authentication..

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VIDEO: Explaining 3FA

Last week I posted a video explaining Authlogics approach to 1.5FA. This week, I want to talk about 3FA which is an extension of 2FA (something you have and something you know)  by the addition of something you are doing that is specific to a task, typically known in the industry as transaction signing.

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VIDEO: Understanding 1.5FA

Way back in December 2012, I met with a journalist in London to introduce the concept of 1.5FA. Roll forward four years and I find myself still having similar conversations. Organisations are desperately looking for a more flexible approach to how they deploy authentication. There are instances where 2FA and 3FA are a requirement (it may be..

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Why are you still using passwords?

In his latest video blog, Kamber Devjianie from Authlogics talks about the multi-factor alternatives available on the market right now, that can enable you to free your customers, clients, employees and IT department from password-based authentication. He explains single-sign-on, the use of biometric readers on smart devices as a method of convenience rather than security and introduces PINgrid a viable alternative to passwords.

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