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How to secure your computer with a USB stick used as a security

The use of security tokens is a common feature for individuals and organizations wishing to secure sensitive data; and who may feel that the use of software-based authentication such as password and PIN are not sufficient. Security tokens are hardware-based authentication devices that are meant to complement the software-based security in authenticating user identities, mostly on private networks. USB sticks are a good example of devices that can be used as hardware tokens.