Are Passwords Passé? Deployment Strategies for Multifactor Authentication

Thursday, October 02 | 10:10AM–11:00AM | Meeting Room W305A/B
Session Type: Professional Development

Increasingly, passwords alone cannot continue to protect online systems. A cohortium of over 40 institutions is evaluating multifactor authentication alternatives (phone, certificates, and hardware-based tokens) to mitigate risks and increase security. We will outline business drivers and policy and technical factors that help determine deployment strategies.

OUTCOMES: Get a basic understanding of multifactor technologies * Receive use cases and deployment strategies * Obtain lessons learned from early adopters


  • Mike Grady

    IAM Architect, Unicon, Inc.
  • David Walker

    Retired, University of California, Office of the President

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