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Give users a hand-held device that can generate
Give users a hand-held device that can generate for access to secure accounts.
Revision as of 13:07, 29 August 2018
Full Title or Meme
Authenticators are devices in the user possession that can generate a one-time password.
- Authenticators may be independent hardware devices, or may be software running on a User Device that contains a Trusted Execution Environment to hold user Credentials that are used to create claims for the user.
Give users a hand-held device that can generate secured claims for access to secure accounts.
- The original Security Dynamics (later RSA, now Dell) Authenticator was a small hand held device that continually generated a password every (eg 30) seconds that could be sync'd with the server.
- Now Microsoft, Google and others offer Authencators as Smart Phone Native Apps.
The following is a list of some of the Authentictors now in use.