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token card

A token card is a hardware or software component used for authentication by the owner to access computer systems, networks or databases

. Token cards are also known as security tokens and are used in Multifactor Authentication (MFA). They can be equipped with a random generator and generate new passwords at regular intervals, which are used as one-time passwords in conjunction with authentication. This is the case with the One TimePassword (OTP).

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Updated at: 27.04.2015
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