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Security Keys: Modern Security Feature of Web

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Deepika Kamboj, Varsha Gupta

Deepika Kamboj and Varsha Gupta. Security Keys: Modern Security Feature of Web. International Journal of Computer Applications 162(5):6-10, March 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Deepika Kamboj and Varsha Gupta},
	title = {Security Keys: Modern Security Feature of Web},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {March 2017},
	volume = {162},
	number = {5},
	month = {Mar},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {6-10},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017913286},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Security providing devices that are used to protect against multiple threats like man-in-the-middle attack and phishing are known as “security keys”. With the help of security keys, user can register himself with any kind of online services that works with this protocol. If we install these security keys in some devices, deployment, implementation and use becomes very easy. We can also see the security keys in some browsers like chrome, Mozilla, even in some online services as well. These keys provide more satisfaction to user with the help of higher security level. This work is all about security keys which are second-factor devices that are used to improve the state of the art for authentication purpose for real consumers in terms of privacy, security, and usability.


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Authentication, client, keys, signature, registration