FYI - 2FA to be come mandatory for ARIN Online? (was: Fwd: [arin-announce] Consultation on Requiring Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for ARIN Online Accounts

Peter Beckman beckman at
Sat May 28 03:53:29 UTC 2022

On Wed, 25 May 2022, Crist Clark wrote:


  I'm in full support of ARIN implementing FIDO2 IN ADDITION TO TOTP 2FA.

  For the uninitiated -- FIDO2 requires you to have one of the following in
  order for you to log into your ARIN account:

     - A security key (like Yubikey): USB, NFC, Bluetooth
     - A mobile device capable of biometric confirmation (FaceID, TouchID,

  FIDO2 does NOT support older browsers, text-based browsers, and generally
  non-mainstream modern devices.

  Not to be confused with FIDO U2F, which is basically what TOTP 2FA is,
  just implemented differently.

Peter Beckman                                                  Internet Guy
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