location information, authentication, security, multi-layer display


The importance of selecting an environment appropriate authentication method is the most crucial decision in designing secure systems. In particular, authentication such as login process is more considering with security threat. This paper introduces the method of location-based authentication using multi-layer display which is the ability to authenticate pc and mobile users based on location-based information they would carry out anyway. The system generates authentication information on multi-layer display by users’ current location information captured by smartphones, PCs, time, and weather information to authenticate users. We develop a simple model and application for how to perform location-based authentication, which is working on the multi-layer display, describe the benefits of our method. Our preliminary findings support that this is a meaningful approach, whether used to increase usability or increase security and simplicity.

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