Most device authentication methods use a singular factor to allow a device to be unlocked. Qualcomm® Government Technologies (QGOV) offers continuous multi-factor authentication (CMFA) and device attestation—creating assured identity experiences for our U.S. government partners where users and devices are continuously verified and our national security is further protected.
By combining available sensory data from users, our CMFA solutions are based around what you do, who you are, what you know, and what you have.
A biometric authentication algorithm that provides CMFA with evidence of user identity.
Trusted factors from the local environment whose presence can extend the lifetime of evidence received from a verifier.
The level of confidence that is provided by the verifiers as well as the context currently seen by the system.
In addition to offering user-based authentication to keep smartphones truly safe, our hardware token is designed to provide authentication for a security-focused, hardware-based validation process. This user-friendly process provides our U.S. government partners next-generation authentication capabilities with encryption for comprehensive confidentiality—all without draining a device’s battery or impacting device performance.
Implementing this combination of new applications and services creates actionless experiences that require strong logical access control from mobile devices, including privileged access to enterprise content, access control for government services and physical infrastructure access, and consumer authentication solutions.
This combination of next-generation authentication solutions provides a variety of benefits. These include continuous, actionless authentication, higher levels of security, enhanced accuracy and trust, more intuitive devices, an enhanced authentication and authorization ecosystem, and devices that are power- and performance-efficient.
Through a contract awarded from the Department of Defense (DoD), QGOV is establishing an innovative pilot program for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). This program is designed to transform authentication experiences by enabling users to access key DoD IT systems via an actionless CMFA system that uses next-generation hardware-anchored mobile security on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ mobile security platform.
Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.