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NetworkSignatures.com – Easier Mobile Authentication

There are many applications for ensuring the safety of virtual private networks, and this one in particular has caught my eye. Netsig is an authentication solution that generates a random code each time an employee logs into the network using his mobile phone. In practice, this means that no employee has to carry tokens or fobs of any kind in order to gain admission any longer. As you can imagine, Netsig uses both a backend server...

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NuCaptcha.com – Redefining How Captchas Are Conceived

If we were to look for a foolproof way to alienate people who want to use any Internet tool, we might as well start by looking at these authentication services that present them with undecipherable characters over garish backgrounds. It’s just like these anti piracy systems that were all the rage in the ‘90s in which players of games were asked to count words in the manuals that came with them, to prove that they had indeed bought an...

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Enole.net – Building Up Mobile Identities

Enole is a new platform that addresses the inherent limitations that user authentication has got. These become evident when we realize how deep the Social Web is, and the many devices we can actually use for logging in which are currently available. In particular, Enole focuses on mobile phones and places the concept of “mobile identity” at the forefront of its whole approach for authenticating who you are. To put it in simple words,...

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MyOneLogin.com – Secure Access To Web Services

Presented by TriCipher, MyOneLogin is a new solution that makes for secure access to web-based services. As it is pointed out online, cloud web applications are becoming the norm, and while such an approach has a wide number of inherent advantages, there are some security considerations that should not be bypassed. The MyOneLogin suite attempts to address these security concerns by giving businesses and corporations that run on web...

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Authentify.net – OOBA Authentication Services

Authentify is a company that specializes in what is termed “Out-of-band Authentication”. Basically, this is a service that enables organizations to carry out real-time user authentication by using the telephone as an automated authentication device. The Authentify process captures undeniable user contact, proof of consent and an audit trail without resorting to any additional device whatsoever. The concepts that are at play in this...

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