Keep humans in the authentication loop

Monday, 3 October 2005, 4:08 PM EST

Proving the identity of a human computer user is so yesterday -- all those what-you-have, what-you-know and what-you-are questions. Biology is so trivial compared with well-designed authenticating devices, though the missing human raises big philosophical questions.

By Mark Willoughby at Computerworld.

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