Windows 10: Two-factor authentication with Microsoft Passport and Windows Hello

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    Two-factor authentication with Microsoft Passport and Windows Hello


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  2. srfreeman Win User

    Why should I be using a Pin code to log in to my laptop?

    Creation of a PIN in Windows 10 unlocks the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) on your system board for use in authentication to and from your device via Microsoft Passprt. It makes the device itself one of the factors in multi-factor authentication. It allows
    for Public Key Authentication and/or certificate based authentication to and from your device.

    Windows Hello works in conjunction with the PIN, TPM and Passport to further add a biometric factor to multi-factor authentication.

    All of this is in place to replace and abolish use of the inherently insecure Password Authentication of past OS versions.

    For further information or discussion you may want to refer to:

    The 'Killer App' for Windows 10...
     
    srfreeman, Jan 25, 2016
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