When developing brand new security technology, there are a couple of different principles that designers, programmers, and engineers all try to keep in mind. One principle is the idea of multifactor authentication. You have probably already experienced multifactor authentication in some small form, whether or not you’ve realized it. Take, for example, the usual two-step verification when you sign into a secured email account. The very first requirement might be punching a password as usual, but after that, you might have to enter a code that was sent to your phone or email account. This all comes in the form of answering a few security questions – like which elementary school you went to or what your mother’s maiden name is. These are fundamental forms of multifactor authentication.
While it is clear that there is a special place within the development of all security technologies for implementing multifactor authentication, you might not be aware of the various benefits and examples of real multifactor authentication. Let us take a look at how multifactor authentication can help the development of new security technology!
The Many Benefits
Have you ever heard of the phrase “never put all of your eggs into one basket?” unfortunately, the traditional approaches to authentication identity are doing just that. If somebody gains access to your password or keycard, that could be it. Your accounts could suddenly be compromised, a door or gate unlocked that leads to theft or harm, or any other issues that could come about as the result of a security breach. By diversifying your means of proper identity authentication, you can cut back on the risk of any security issues in the future.
Examples of Proper Implementation
The earlier-mentioned example of emails using multifactor authentication is just one example. There are also access control systems where you might have to register a fingerprint scan and also swipe a card. At Gatekeeper Security, our vehicle inspection systems are created with multifactor authentication in mind. Our driver camera is more than capable of authenticating the identity of a driver, as well as the occupants of a car. Our license plate readers can also check license plates at rapid speeds to authenticate whether or not they are someone suspicious or not.
Groundbreaking Technologies with Gatekeeper
Gatekeeper Security’s suite of intelligent optical technologies provides security personnel with the tool to detect today’s threats. Our systems help those in the energy, transportation, commercial, and government sectors protect their people and their valuables by detecting threats in time to act. From automatic under vehicle inspection systems, automatic license plate reader systems, to on the move automatic vehicle occupant identifier, we offer full 360-degree vehicle scanning to ensure any threat is found. Throughout 36 countries around the globe, Gatekeeper Security’s technology is trusted to help protect critical infrastructure. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn for updates about our technology and company.