face recognition

Two-factor authentication and facial recognition with Keycloak

With online safety becoming an increasing concern, the adoption of two-factor authentication is prevalent. Single passwords are no longer robust in this day and age, and so the need for a second layer of protection ensures better security of online accounts.

The commonly used two-factor authentication methods at the moment are One-Time Passwords (SMS Verification or App-Generated Codes), Tokens, RFID cards and Security Keys. 

What are the common problems in using two-factor authentication?

How are we solving this problem? 

Zaizi’s implementing a step which verifies the user’s face as the second factor of authentication in Keycloak. 

The advantages are: 


Technologies used



Two Factor authentication is the latest advancement in information security systems. It doesn’t offer absolute security (nothing can!) but it does add rigour and make your data more secure. And with face recognition capabilities, it becomes a less onerous and more user-friendly process

By The Innovation Team

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