Continuous Verification Using Biometrics (2-Factor Authentication)

In this paper, the authors describe the theory, architecture, implementation, and performance of a bio-metric verification system that continually verifies the presence/participation of a logged-in user. To achieve robustness they have implemented the concept of 2-Factor Authentication, i.e. using the combination of biometrics (something the users are) and text-password (something the users know) for authenticating users. During the enrolment phase the user has to register with their name, password and finger-print. The finger-print and the text-password are stored against the user's name in the database. Continuous verification is achieved using a finger print scanner.

Provided by: Creative Commons Topic: Security Date Added: May 2014 Format: PDF

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