First public review for this draft specification ends June 10th
OASIS and the OASIS Electronic Secure Authentication (ESAT) TC are pleased to announce that Secure QR Code Authentication Version 1.0 is now available for public review and comment. This is the first public review for this draft specification.
This document describes the use of QR Codes and a mobile phone as a replacement for a username and password in user login authentication. An alternative to passwords that includes QR Codes is described, and typical use cases are described. This document also provides an overview and context for using QR Codes for security purposes.
In addition, this document specifies a “Secure QR Code Authentication Protocol” (SQRAP) and assesses the related security threats and risks.
The documents and related files are available here:
Secure QR Code Authentication Version 1.0
Committee Specification Draft 01
25 April 2022
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