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Future authentication technologies: How to choose the right product

While strong authentication has been around for years, new regulations such as FFIEC and HSPD-12 are refueling interest in the technology. As a result, many established vendors and young startups are offering a wide range of new authentication products. But how can you determine which technology will best suit your business? Mark Diodati, identity and privacy strategies analyst for Burton Group, outlines the choices and identifies what offerings make sense for an organization's needs.

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  • Countdown: Top 5 consumer authentication technologies on the market today

    Podcast -  In late 2005 the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) issued a guidance stating single-factor authentication was no longer adequate for securing online banking transactions. The guidance did not specify what types of technologies...

  • Quiz: Next-generation authentication

    Quiz -  A five-question multiple-choice quiz to test your understanding of the content presented by expert Mark Diodati in this lesson of's Identity and Access Management Security School.

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