Authentication

The Password is Dead?


The password is dead, or at least that was what Bill Gates proclaimed in 2004. Since then, the password has been declared defunct many times by industry leaders and pundits. Death knells for the much maligned, but much used passwords have now reached a frantic level. Despite the strident proclamations of the demise of...

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Fingerprint Image Capture Quality


Under normal conditions, commercially-available fingerprint scanning systems are able to capture quality prints that satisfy the FBI’s Appendix F certification but there is still a sizable group of individuals with difficult-to-capture fingerprints due to...

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Revisiting the NIST 800-63-3 SMS Authentication Conversation


It’s been nearly a year since the National Institute of Standards and Technology, commonly referred to as NIST, rocked the two-factor authentication world with its recommendation that classic, traditional Short Message Service (SMS) not be used to deliver...