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Two-factor authentication: Understanding the options

Most of us have a good general idea of what 2FA is all about: it means you need to prove yourself in two different ways before you can log in or use a service. 1,230 more words


Two-factor authentication service Authy reaches 1M users

Consumer two-factor authenticating service Authy just announced that it’s surpassed 1 million unique users.

That may not seem like a big deal, but it could point to a trend in the way consumers interface with the Web. 191 more words


Authentication, Authorization And What Is The Difference?

In the coming months, you’re probably going to hear more about authentication and authorization.  Aren’t they the same?  If not, what is the difference?

There are times when you need authentication to be authorized to do something (like showing a drivers license when using a credit card).   310 more words