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The latest in multi-factor authentication schemes
By Julie Sartain | Network World US | Published: 16:45, 08 February 12
User name and password doesn't cut it anymore in the world of online financial transactions. New federal rules call for multi-factor authentication schemes to combat growing threats. The latest multi-factor measures focus on biometrics, advanced analytics, and out-of-band techniques utilising smartphones.
Tap or type to verify
Users authenticate by correctly identifying which images fit their chosen categories. They can tap the appropriate images on the touch screen display or, if users don't have a touch screen device, they can type the corresponding letters using their mobile keypad (optionally, letters can be displayed).