You would like to improve the security on your network by adding an additional authentication requirement to access network resources, especially over a VPN. What’s the best network security technology to address this requirement?
A) BIOS passwords
B) Token generators
C) Software firewalls
D) Require NTFS file systems
E) Build a moat
The answer: B) Token generators
A pseudo-random token generator can provide an additional authentication requirement that consists of “something you have.” Unless you physically have the token generator, you can’t authenticate. A simple username and password just isn’t good enough!
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