Tag Archives: authentication tokens

Busting Password Myths

– I appreciate Richard’s comments on my March 9, 2009 column “Are Passwords Greener?” and agree with him that the “invisible” authentication methods are perhaps the most appealing from a green perspective, assuming that you have at hand whatever device incorporates the…

Are Passwords Greener?

– As I was looking at my little pile of hardware authentication tokens (e.g., SecurID fobs), many of which are no longer usable, it occurred to me that these are not “green” devices. They have plastic cases, and displays run by batteries, and some circuitry. Should they be recycled or…