Enhanced Authentication Mechanisms for Desktop Platform and Smart Phones

Dina EL, Hoda M., Osman Hegazy
2012 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
With hundreds of millions using computers and mobile devices all over the globe, these devices have an established position in modern society. Nevertheless, most of these devices use weak authentication techniques with passwords and PINs which can be easily hacked. Thus, stronger identification is needed to ensure data security and privacy. In this paper, we will explain the employment of biometrics to computer and mobile platforms. In addition, the possibility of using keystroke and mouse
more » ... ics for computer authentication is being checked. Finally, we propose an authentication scheme for smart phones that shows positive results.
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2012.031017 fatcat:rauczqen5jhcfo5cklwtonnuu4