Usb Two Factor Authentication A Novel Methodology For Physically Authenticating A New Hardware Device
The present invention involves a Novel Methodology for Physically Authenticating a New Hardware Device. This is done by creating a trust relationship between the added device and the network using two or more USB drives (or other capable devices) that each contain individual tokens.
Publication Date28 July 2009
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