One-time password



security
(OTP) A security system that requires a new password every time a user authenticates themselves, thus protecting against an intruder replaying an intercepted password. OTP generates passwords using either the MD4 or MD5 hashing algorithms.
The equivalent term “S/Key”, developed by Bellcore, is a trademark of Telcordia Technologies, so the name OTP is used increasingly.
See RFC 1760 – “The S/KEY One-Time Password System” and RFC 1938 – “A One-Time Password System”.
(http://cs.umd.edu/~harry/jotp/).
(2000-01-31)

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • One-base hit

    [wuhn-beys] /ˈwʌnˌbeɪs/ noun, Baseball. 1. (def 24).

  • One-banana problem

    At mainframe shops, where the computers have operators for routine administrivia, the programmers and hardware people tend to look down on the operators and claim that a trained monkey could do their job. It is frequently observed that the incentives that would be offered said monkeys can be used as a scale to describe the […]



  • One-bagger

    [wuhn-bag-er] /ˈwʌnˈbæg ər/ noun, Baseball Informal. 1. (def 24). noun A one-base hit; single (1880s+ Baseball)

  • On easy street

    adverb phrase In a condition of solvency, ease, and tranquility (1901+) see: easy street



Disclaimer: One-time password definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.