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Two Factor Authentication with SMS and Voice Calling

More and more online services turn to two factor authentication as a relaible way to protect access.

Regular username and password based authentication relies on a single set of access credentials (username and password) which is something user “knows”, i.e. 430 more words


What is Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)?

Two-factor authentication is a two-step user verification process, or you can say it is a security mechanism that requires two factors/user credentials to pass authentication check. 409 more words


Take it to eleven with two factor authentication (2FA)

In a prior post I talked about how your need to up your game in terms of password management. In this post I will talk about taking the management of your online identities to the next level. 634 more words


Your Password Stinks

Don’t take this personally, but your password stinks

Please don’t take this the wrong way, but the passwords you use on the internet every single day probably stink. 733 more words


My Mobile Phone is Sacrosanct

Sorry for my absence the last few weeks, I’ve been rather busy with a move.  I’ll try to get back to regular blogging, and I have a huge backlog of topics.  1,156 more words

Computer And Internet

Two-factor authentication with Google Authenticator

Authentication with login and password is known and common approach for user identification in the internet and accessing resources in the web. However, nowadays, with existing computing powers, cyber attackers have facilities for testing billions of password combinations  in a second. 971 more words


Naked Security: The Chrome extension that knows it’s you by the way you type

Naked Security: The Chrome extension that knows it’s you by the way you type. “Using multi-factor authentication (MFA) is more secure than relying on passwords alone – but could it be made even better? 65 more words

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