Human Factors Used in Authentication
You learned about using passwords, tokens, and biometrics to authenticate a user. Authentication factors are discussed in terms of something you know, something you have, and something you are. This article explains these three factors.
Chapter 6: Information Systems Security
- Briefly define each of the three members of the information security triad.
- What does the term authentication mean?
- What is multi-factor authentication?
- What is role-based access control?
- What is the purpose of encryption?
- What are two good examples of a complex password?
- What is pretexting?
- What are the components of a good backup plan?
- What is a firewall?
- What does the term physical security mean?