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Will online authentication ever be free of passwords?

For so long, online authentication has been ruled by personal passwords, but the risks and limitations of these are apparent and so a new generation of online authentication methods is upon us. This video examines why authentication is so important, what failings are inherent in the personal password method, and what the next generation of online authentication will look like.

 

In this presentation, expert Michael Cobb reviews the shortcomings of a password-based authentication system and explores what we know of the future of authentication. Among the authentication tech he explores are security tokens, biometrics, out-of-band authentication and federated authentication. He also reviews in depth what the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance is up to.

 

Watch this video and you'll be prepared for the authentication revolution already in progress.

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