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Strong Authentication for Web Services with Mobile Universal Identity

  • Do van ThanheEmail author
  • Ivar Jørstad
  • Do van Thuan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9228)

Abstract

To access services on the Web, users need quite often to have accounts, i.e. user names and passwords. This becomes a problem when the number of accounts keeps increasing at the same time password is a very weak form of authentication exposing the users to fraud and abuses. To address both mentioned issues we propose a Mobile Universal identity, which by combining Internet identifiers with mobile identifiers is capable of delivering strong authentication for Internet services. By introducing an identity provider, the solution enables the user to employ the Mobile Universal identity for multiple service providers. By federation with other identities, Mobile Universal identity can be used with service providers worldwide.

Keywords

Identity management Strong authentication Identity federation Mobile identity Mobile ID 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Telenor and Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyFornebuNorway
  2. 2.New Generation CommunicationOsloNorway
  3. 3.LinusFornebuNorway

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