Accession Number:

ADA170814

Title:

Gordian Systems Access Key.

Descriptive Note:

Final evaluation rept.,

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL COMPUTER SECURITY CENTER FORT GEORGE G MEADE MD

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Report Date:

1986-04-07

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The Gordian Systems Access Key product was evaluated against the authentication requirements specified by the DoD Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria dated 15 August 1983. The Access Key system was found to satisfy some, but not all, of the user authentication requirements. The Access Key system is a user authentication mechanism for use with the computer systems which either lack a user authentication capability or require additional authentication assurance. The Access Key products a challengeresponse device. A hand-held encryption device the Access Key is used to read and decipher an encrypted flashing pattern from the terminal screen. The Access Key returns a password which allows the user to gain access to the host computer system. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE