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May 10 2017   4:17PM GMT

one-time password token (OTP token)

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multifactor authentication
OTP
Password authentication

A one-time password token (OTP token) is a security hardware device or software program that is capable of producing a single-use password or PIN passcode. Continued…

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“Strong authentication methods typically involve dynamically generated OTPs or certificate- and context-based authentication.” – Dan Sullivan

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