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Behind the hype of IT consumerization lies a tectonic shift in enterprise computing. Corporate IT organizations must address authentication from mobile devices. Authentication methods and technologies surveyed include X.509 certificate, OAuth 2.0, Near Field Communication (NFC), and software one-time password (OTP) devices.
Table of Contents
Summary of Findings
Shifting to the Mobile Computing Platform
- Certificate Procurement
- Trusted CA List Update
- Certificate Consumption Capabilities
- Certificate Authentication for Email
- Mobile Device Management
Software OTP Client
- Rich Mobile vs. Mobile Web Applications
- Components and Process
- Authentication vs. Single Sign-On
- OAuth as Authorization Framework
Near Field Communication
- Mobile Device Support
- Tap to Pay
- Device as Smart Card
- Device as Smart Card Reader
- Device as OTP Display
Use X.509 Certificates and MDM
Use OTP Devices for Non-employees
Plan for Different Mobile Device Application Architectures
Banish the Password
Look, but Don't Leap on NFC
- Be Specific