How to Turn On 2FA for Clavid

Please note: Specific instructions for enabling 2FA are subject to change without notice. Please check with each website or app for the most up-to-date information on this feature.

Clavid allows unified digital identity exchange between application service providers and end users without loosing data protection. Depending on the strength of authentication, Clavid supports the following authentication methods (combinations are possible).

One-Time Password (OTP)

An OTP is a password that can only be used once and is usually used in addition to a username/password pair. A OTP is only valid for one single authentication transaction and can not be used a second time. Every authentication using OTP is therefore “unique.”

The general methods for generating and transferring OTPs are:

  • E-Mail

  • Cross-off list or TAN list (e.g., transaction number list used for online banking)

  • OTP generators (RSA-Token, YubiKey, RFC 2289, RFC 4426, OATH HOTP, OATH TOTP, mobile phone applications, etc.)

  • Mobile SMS (text message to mobile phones)

Biometric Identification

Biometric fingerprint identification is one of the most famous Authentiserungs methods in the field of IT security. Because of their uniqueness, and consistency over time, are fingerprints for the identification of people in the computer industry has become imperative.

One of the most innovative producer of biometric security tokens, the company AGSES with its AGSES card.

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