Posts Tagged With "Authentication"
eID for German Savings Banks Using the Feitian bR500 with Electronic ID Cards
In conjunction with S-Markt & Mehrwert savings banks in Germany can provide secure and convenient eID processes for their customers. The Feitian bR500 Bluetooth smart card reader makes this process possible on tablets and mobile.
What is FIDO Authentication?
FIDO, which stands for Fast IDentity Online, is a set of authentication standards aimed at strengthening the user login process to online services. The standards are developed by the FIDO Alliance and promote faster, more secure authentication processes with the overall goal of eliminating password-based logins altogether.
Windows Smart Card Logon Using Feitian ePass2003 PKI Cards and Tokens
Windows logon using smart cards and tokens significantly improves the login security for domain user accounts. This post provides an overview of smart card logon and the hardware options available from Microcosm.
Generic Identity Device Specification (GIDS) for Smart Card Authentication
GIDS sets out the functionality of a physical identity device that can be used for authentication, such as a smart card or USB token.
Why Passwords are Failing to Keep Systems Secure
When designing a system, using passwords to protect access might be the first thing you think of. However, this is rarely enough to secure sensitive information.
Microcosm Selected as UK Government G-Cloud Supplier
Microcosm is pleased to announce that it has been accepted as a G-Cloud 9 supplier by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as part of the latest iteration of the G-Cloud Framework.
New Developments in OTP Authentication Hardware
Despite the emergence of mobile-based authentication technologies and the convenience they offer, organisations concerned with security continue to embrace the humble One-Time Password (OTP) token and the security it brings.