Securing Access Using Different Types of User Authentication

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Contributed by Ann Funk

Everyone in this day and age interacts with a computer in some form or another. These computers can take the form of ATM’s, Gas Pumps, laptops, and even watches. The one thing they all have in common is that they store or access our personal data. In this paper, we will discuss the ways that this data is secured by the use of User Authentication. We will begin by talking a little about the different types of user authentication and how it is used. Giving a little insight into the positives of each method and even giving some information about the challenges of each method allowing the user to decide exactly which method is right for them.

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