A factor of many

Published on September 28th, 2011 at 8:00 am

Last modified on October 4th, 2011 at 9:25 am



Which of these security technologies would be considered a factor of authentication?

A) BitLocker

B) VPN

C) EFS

D) Token Generator

E) Does a sledgehammer count as a factor of authentication?


The answer: D) Token Generator

A pseudo-random token generator is often used in conjunction with a username and password to authenticate individuals. The token generator is a physical device, and it is considered “something you have.”

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