RSA SecurID - University of Tulsa

Report
Andrew Arvay
Dual-Factor Authentication
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Three factors:
 Something the user knows
 Something the user has
 Something the user is
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Federal Financial
Institutions
Examination Council
RSA
Cryptographic algorithm (1977)
 Security firm (1982)
 Ron Rivest, Adi Shamir and Leonard
Adleman
 Bought by EMC (2006)
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SecurID
Authentication product based on RSA
algorithm
 Tokens
 Seed
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SecurID
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Hardware
Software
Time period
Compromise
Deployment
Client-server
 Token offline – credentials passed to
server
 Token import/assignment
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Uses/Examples
Cisco ACS
 Windows
 Blizzard
 Google
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References
http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-mraihi-totptimebased-00
 http://www.rsa.com (web archive)
 http://intrepidusgroup.com/insight/2011/0
3/risk-posed-by-securid-hack/
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