When Passwords Are Not Enough
Recent large-scale password leaks at sites like Sony and LinkedIn have shown that relying solely on static, text passwords of the user’s choice is not strong security. When users choose weak passwords or use the same password on multiple sites, it can harm not only the individual user account but also put the entire website or organization at risk. This white paper examines the problems with current authentication practices on the Web and explores new approaches that generate one-time passwords and are easy to use. Sponsored by Confident Technologies, Inc.