Multi-factor Authentication as a Service

@article{Shah2015MultifactorAA,
  title={Multi-factor Authentication as a Service},
  author={Yogendra Shah and Vinod Choyi and Lakshminarayanan Subramanian},
  journal={2015 3rd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Cloud Computing, Services, and Engineering},
  year={2015},
  pages={144-150}
}
An architecture for providing multi-factor authentication as a service is proposed, resting on the principle of a loose coupling and separation of duties between network entities and end user devices. The multi-factor authentication architecture leverages Identity Federation and Single-Sign-On technologies, such as the OpenID framework, in order to provide for a modular integration of various factors of authentication. The architecture is robust and scalable enabling service providers to define… CONTINUE READING