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Static passwords pose a significant security threat to companies because users must manage complex passwords, which are difficult to remember and are often written down. This has led to increased IT cost for password resets and exposes the company to a security risk as cyber thieves will use sophisticated tactics to get users to reveal their password. Strong authentication provides a way to address the authentication security need of the company while meeting the needs of usability for the end user. One Time Password (OTP) technology uses a numeric code that dynamically changes for each access attempt. This introduces an additional factor of authentication by requiring the user to provide something they have (the OTP device) combined with something they know (their username or a username and password combination). By implementing two factors of authentication, corporations significantly increase network security and provide an audit trail for all access events. Read more

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