[Posted April 9, 2015 -- NIST Solicits Comments on its Electronic Authentication Guideline - Read More]
Electronic Authentication is the process of establishing confidence in user identities that are presented in online environments. Application developers are often faced with a choice of mechanisms based on a wide variety of technologies to perform local or remote authentication. The use of multifactor authentication (MFA) adds an increased layer of security to transactions by using multiple forms of eAuth mechanisms during a transaction.
Electronic Authentication and NSTIC
Special Publication 800-63-2, Electronic Authentication Guideline
A More Secure Future of Online Transactions