Basics of a Token-Based Authentication

What is Token-Based Authentication? In order to reduce the weaknesses and risks of password-based authentication, there have been various different methods have been created. While each authentication method is unique, all fall under one of the following three categories: knowledge (something you know), inheritance (something you are), and possession (something you own). Password authentication falls within the knowledge category because users depend on a word or phrase they have created and are aware of to verify their identity. On the contrary, authentication using biometrics, such as fingerprints, is an instance...