Commit f7dca4da authored by Jens Henrik Goebbert's avatar Jens Henrik Goebbert

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"\n",
"## Introduction\n",
"2-Factor Authentication (2FA), sometimes referred to as two-factor verification, is a security method in which users provide **two different authentication factors** to verify themselves. \n",
"This process is **performed to better protect** both the user's credentials and the resources that the user can access.\n",
"2-Factor Authentication (2FA), sometimes referred to as two-factor verification, is a security method in which you provide **two different authentication factors** to identify yourself at login.\n",
"This process is **performed to better protect** both your credentials and the resources that you can access.\n",
"\n",
"In the **first step**, it starts with the usual entry of a good password. The service then confirms the correctness of the password entered.\n",
"In the **first login step**, you start with the usual entry of a good password. The service then confirms the correctness of the password entered.\n",
"This does not, however, lead directly to the desired entrance - but to a further barrier.\n",
"\n",
"The **second step** prevents unauthorized third parties from gaining access to your account just because they have stolen your password.\n",
"A quite common 2nd-factor is a time-based one-time **confirmation code** generated by a **2fa-generator app** you install and initialize once one of your personal devices.\n",
"This 2fa-generator app then provides (in our case every 30 seconds) a new confirmation code you enter on the login page.\n",
"The **second login step** prevents unauthorized third parties from gaining access to your account just because they might have stolen your password.\n",
"A quite common 2nd-factor is a time-based one-time **confirmation code** generated by a **2fa-generator app** you installs and initializes once on one of your personal devices.\n",
"This 2fa-generator app then provides (in our case every 30 seconds) a new confirmation code that needs to be entered on the login page.\n",
" \n",
"<div style=\"clear:both\"></div>"
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"## Basic Principle\n",
"These two factors for authentication combine the building blocks **knowledge** and **possession** in the login procedure. \n",
"- **knowledge** - the secret knowledge is the password you enter. \n",
"- **possession** - With the confirmation code you show that you are in possession of a certain device (e.g. your smartphone), because only a *2fa-generator app*, installed on that device, can generate the necessary *confirmation code*. \n",
"- **possession** - With the confirmation code you show that you are in possession of a certain device (e.g. your smartphone), because only the *2fa-generator app*, installed on that device, can generate the necessary *confirmation code*. \n",
"\n",
"<div style=\"clear:both\"></div>\n",
"<div>\n",
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"1. **Enter your password** \n",
" Each time you log in, you enter your password as usual. \n",
"2. **Enter the current confirmation code** \n",
" You will then be asked for a confirmation code that you can read from a generator app (e.g. on your smartphone). \n",
" You will then be asked for a confirmation code that you can read from your installed & initialized 2fa-generator app (e.g. on your smartphone). \n",
" \n",
"**Remember me** \n",
"Jupyter-JSC can set a cookie to remember, that you have logged in from this device already. \n",
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