PASSWORDLESS

Updated: Jan 16, 2019

On January 4, 2019 we wrote a piece titled Biometric Based Data – A Form of Personal Data?


Microsoft is currently leading the march towards a PASSWORDLESS future which would allowed users to sign into their account without a password.


Passwords represent a critical vulnerability to most organizations as there are always some use of a password in the attack landscape.


With the rise in biometric security in a number of fields, would others follow Microsoft's lead and eliminate traditional passwords in favor of face scans, fingerprints, tokens, or other options. Does this mean a boon in business for those who are in biometric security currently in the coming years? How would this move affects those who are in the manufacturing of IoT devices?


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