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Personal Identification Number

Overview#

Personal Identification Number (PIN) is typically a relative short Passphrase or Password and is usually numbers

Personal Identification Number is often used in Multi-Factor Authentication.

We have also seen it referenced to as Primary Identification Number.

Usage may also refer to a number that joins a person to an Digital Identity as when used with Credit Card or online account as a factor within Mutli-Factor Authentication

Windows Hello Personal Identification Number#

Windows Hello Personal Identification Number is used as a password to unlock the TPM (or other Secure Element on the device and has all the connivence and hassles of any other password including:

More Information#

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