Organizations achieve multifactor authentication by combining authentication approaches from two different categories. The most common approach is to combine something you know, such as a password or PIN, with something you have, such as a physical token. In this video, you learn how you can implement authentication based upon something the user has in his or her possession.
- In the last video, you learned how organizations…achieve multi-factor authentication…by combining authentication approaches…from two different categories.…The most common approach is to combine something you know,…such as a password or PIN, with something you have,…such as a physical token.…Let's talk about ways that you can implement authentication…based upon something the user has in his or her possession.…Traditionally, organizations implemented something you have…authentication using physical tokens, like this one.…
They're small hardware devices that the user…typically carries on a keychain.…When the need to authenticate arises,…the user first provides a user name and password,…satisfying the something you know criteria.…The system then prompts the user…to provide an authentication code.…The user pulls out his or her token and presses the button.…The token then displays a code…that the user enters into the system,…proving physical possession of the token…and completing the authentication sequence.…The cost to providing thousands of users…
- Identity and access management overview
- Identification mechanisms: user names, access cards, biometrics, and registration
- Authentication factors
- Password authentication protocols
- Identity as a service (IDaaS)
- Enforcing accountability
- Managing credentials with policies
- Using access control lists
- Defending against access control attacks
Skill Level Advanced
1. Identity and Access Management
5. Credential Management
7. Access Control Attacks
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