Intrusive Authentication Approaches



Authentication has been at the cornerstone of information security since the ­inception of information technology (IT). Whilst the foundations upon which they rely have changed little, technology has evolved and adapted these approaches to fit a variety of solutions. Prior to describing the nature of transparent authentication, the current technological barriers to implementation and the advantages such an approach could have, it is important to establish a baseline understanding of the current nature of authentication, the current technological requirements, limitations and deployments. From such a basis it is possible to better appreciate the unique environment within which transparent authentication operates and the benefits it could bring.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Security, Communications & Network Research (CSCAN)Plymouth UniversityPlymouthUK

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