One of the most secure and simple-to-use methods for strong authentication is achieved via multipurpose smartcards. Unfortunately, many smartcard solutions require too many point products, are complex and place a heavy burden on IT.
If your company relies on passwords to prevent unauthorized computer access, or low-tech memory cards (e.g., swipe cards) for facility access, you have security on par with the average 1980s car. Smart credentials — embedded in plastic smartcards, USB tokens or mobile devices — offer companies advanced and versatile user authentication features.
This white paper discusses the advantages of using smart credentials for multifunction access; describes the hardware and software components used in a smart credential environment; and provides questions to ask when searching for a smart credential solution provider.
Published By: Aladdin
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Identity theft is a major obstacle financial organizations must overcome to maximize the potential of online banking. USB strong authentication tokens with built-in smartcard technology combat identity theft and fraud, while helping banks meet regulatory compliance.