Identity & Access Management
Security Congress Abstract
Traditional authentication models are limited to one-, two- or three-factor authentication and use of remote verification services that are siloed from one another – each storing authentication reference data for the user and transmitting live authentication data (such as passwords, biometric samples) to the remote server to be verified.
The Hyper-Authentication (HyperAuth) framework is a novel concept that leverages the unique capabilities and features of smart mobile platforms to implement multi-factor, context-aware and local (on-device) authentication verification. The mobile platform can thus be transformed into a self-contained, privacy-protecting authentication machine that supports a variety of authentication and contextual factors. HyperAuth can dramatically improve privacy protection and enhance the user experience by providing rapid, local authentication without the need for unique passwords for each application.