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  • Authentication Essay

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    security issue have become a top priority in every organization that makes use of information. Securing digital identities is getting more and more crucial. For authentication the usage of passwords is no longer sufficient because it faces most modern means of attacks and thus stronger authentication schemes are needed. Strong authentication solutions having two identification factors require often an additional device, which could be difficult for the user and costly for the service providers. In

  • Management System Authentication

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    Confidentiality, integrity, and availability are the cornerstones of information assurance. When coupled with the concept of authentication, these tenants provide administrators with the necessary focus to protect information systems from adversaries. If I were building a learning management system similar to WebTycho for Booz Allen, it would be critical to integrate these security goals during the development of the collaboration tool. Confidentiality is the concept of making data available

  • Biometric Authentication Technology

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    business solutions such as Biometrics help Wells Fargo to remain relevant in a time where diversity, and simplicity are in demand. Biometric Authentication/ VRI Biometric Authentication technology used in industries where security is a major factor in its operations such as banking limits the use of frustrating entry codes, and passwords. Biometrics Authentication is based on the measurement of a physical or behavioral trait that makes each individual unique (Laudon, 2006). It compares personal characteristics

  • Identification And Authentication Examples

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    Identification and Authentication: ID and validation are the most essential in the matter of security. Without both of these then your framework is powerless. The organization need to have somehow of knowing who is in the framework and what they are doing. If you have no possibility to get to knowing then how would you know whether somebody that is not assume to be survey an index is not taking a gander at the document? The response is that you don't have the foggiest idea. At whatever point

  • Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)

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    Introduction The following paper will review the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) as a widely accepted standard. A brief description will be provided with visual aids to help with understanding. A current implementation of EAP with the Transport Layer Security (TLS) will be described. Common implemented security measures will also be disused. Following the security measures I will provide research on common attack vectors and ways to mitigate these attacks to protect secure data transmissions

  • Biometric Authentication Systems : Identification System

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    Biometrics authentication systems 1.Introduction Biometric authentication systems which confirm individuals identities based on their physiological or behavioral characteristic, could offer a strong yet convenient security solution. This report gives a general description of a biometric authentication system, and then focuses on two specific biometric systems: finger vein and face systems. The authentication process for each system will be explained and a comparison will be drawn in context

  • Mutual-Authentication Mechanism for RFID Systems

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    Authentication has an important part in many RFID applications for providing security and privacy. The use of billions of tags worldwide would make computing vulnerable to security threats. Authentication has a significant part in many RFID applications for providing security and privacy. Security experts have been working on creation of a sound authentication mechanism for RFID applications. This paper investigates the possible privacy and security threats to RFID systems, and analyses some of previously

  • The Case For Strong Authentication Of Network Traffic

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    their own to implementing security and attack prevention. In this essay, I will argue that we need to take at a different approach: strong authentication for network traffic. Network traffic authentication will enable security and protection from applications that demand it while still allowing for innovation in network applications. Strong authentication of network traffic would provide a means for all traffic to be verified for integrity and identity of sender. Currently, most network traffic

  • Security Measures For User Authentication Within Windows 7

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    User authentication by one of its many definitions is “a process that allows a device to verify the identity of someone who connects to a network resource” [1]. There are a number of methods set in place for Windows 7 to authenticate users. Authentication protocols, setting up strong passwords, implementing multi-factor authentication and biometrics are all examples of methods that Windows 7 implements. Unfortunately, with any security measure comes a security threat. Some protocols on Windows system

  • Marcus Brutus as a Remote Interactive Authentication Agent

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    Overview What does Brutus do? In simple terms, Brutus is an online or remote password cracker. More specifically it is a remote interactive authentication agent. Brutus is used to recover valid access tokens (usually a username and password) for a given target system. Examples of a supported target system might be an FTP server, a password protected web page, a router console a POP3 server etc. It is used primarily in two contexts : To obtain the valid access tokens for a particular user on