Difference between revisions of "Authentication Factor"

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* Authentication = the establishment between some real-world entity (person or machine) and a digital identity.
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* Authentication = the establishment of a link between some real-world entity (person or machine) and a digital identity.
 
* Digital Identity = a [[User Object]] or a list of attribute attributed to you in an on-line database.
 
* Digital Identity = a [[User Object]] or a list of attribute attributed to you in an on-line database.
 
* Digital Identifier = a collection of symbols that is used to find your digital identify in a data base
 
* Digital Identifier = a collection of symbols that is used to find your digital identify in a data base

Revision as of 10:56, 20 March 2022

Authentication Factors

Attributes or Credential that are used in support of Authentication of a user's Identifier.

Context

Taxonomy

Applicable only in this wiki page:

  • Authentication = the establishment of a link between some real-world entity (person or machine) and a digital identity.
  • Digital Identity = a User Object or a list of attribute attributed to you in an on-line database.
  • Digital Identifier = a collection of symbols that is used to find your digital identify in a data base
  • Passwordless = any online identification that does not include something you know.

Something you Know

  • This is the oldest factor for creating a digital Identity.

Something you Have

  • Usually a digital artifact that is able to create a one-time access code (aka a one-tine password)

Something you Are

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