SecureKey briidge.net Connect API offers developers a cloud based, password-free, software-only solution that simplifies user login and quickly, easily adds strong, multi-factor device and user authentication into their mobile apps.
Compared to current software market alternatives like out of band SMS codes or hardware and software tokens that add complexity and inconvenience to the user, briidge.net Connect streamlines and simplifies your usersâ€™ mobile experience within your existing fully branded app.
briidge.net Connect replaces cumbersome usernames, passwords and typical out of band codes with a cryptographically authenticated device ID and an optional multi-device PIN, (called QuickCode) for easy login. Similar to a chip and pin credit card, The QuickCode is never stored on the device or on the server, but can be â€¬â€cryptographically verified.â€¬â€¬â€¬ The Connect API, is purpose-built to allow developers to quickly and easily add strong authentication to a wide number of workflows, use cases, and applications.
Following an all night hack, a spirited game of 2 am laser tag, a voting finale in speed-geek format (think speed dating for hackers), and with the support and advice of over 15 developer evangelists from some of the leading API providers, the winners of ProgrammableWeb’s first APIcon hackathon were announced yesterday at APIcon. Winners included two security camera apps, an automated travel expenditure app for the connected car, and a machine language chat support client. Teams were given one main criteria (to use as many of the sponsored APIs as possible) and encouraged to unleash their creativity.
In an age where end users and developers alike are more conscious about IT security than ever, it’s little wonder that more focus is being put on finding more robust authentication methods than the simple password.