The password is a constant source of frustration for anyone who works with information. Bad passwords are easy to remember—good passwords are hard to remember and must frequently be changed to protect sensitive information. If a business has any kind of online presence, then it have an even stronger need for effective password protection. Plenty of information already exists on how to create a strong password, but security can be further improved by using the one-time use password, or throwaway password.
Hardware security modules like the Futurex Excrypt SSP9000 provide a secure and convenient way to generate one-time passwords. The random number generation used for the passwords takes place inside the secure cryptographic environment of the HSM, which means the passwords cannot be hacked or tampered with.Read More