While mobile handheld devices provide productivity benefits, they also pose new risks. User authentication is the best safeguard against the risk of unauthorized use and access to a device's contents. This paper describes two location-based user authentication mechanisms designed to take advantage of Bluetooth functionality built into many current handheld devices.
Proceedings Title: 2005 International Conference on Security and Management
Conference Dates: June 20-23, 2005
Conference Location: Las Vegas, NV
Pub Type: Conferences
authentication, mobile devices, proximity beacons