NEW TECH: ‘Passwordless authentication’ takes us closer to eliminating passwords as the weak link
The Last Watchdog
OCTOBER 15, 2019
If there ever was such a thing as a cybersecurity silver bullet it would do one thing really well: eliminate passwords. Threat actors have proven to be endlessly clever at abusing and misusing passwords. Related: The Internet of Things is just getting started The technology to get rid of passwords is readily available; advances in hardware token and biometric authenticators continue apace. So what’s stopping us from getting rid of passwords altogether?