Secure Authentication Process for High Sensitive Data E-Services: A Roadmap

Claudio Agostino Ardagna (University of Milan, Italy), Ernesto Damiani (University of Milan, Italy), Fulvio Frati (University of Milan, Italy), and Salvatore Reale (Siemens Mobile Communication S.p.A, Italy)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 35
EISBN13: 9781605665832|DOI: 10.4018/jcit.2007010102
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The widespread diffusion of distributed services, providing access to resources through the Net, has stressed the need of secure ways to authenticate users. The heterogeneity of resources leads to different authentication mechanisms implementations often requiring multiple log-on actions also in intra-domain multi-services scenario. The article presents a roadmap on authentication mechanisms implemented at different levels of services’ software structure.
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