FIDO, Finally, Almost: Passwordless authentication is now becoming a possible dream, thanks to the ongoing standards work at the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance and the collaboration between competitors, such as Microsoft and Google.
Sources: RSA Conference 2018 (upper figure),… Continue reading
Security fatigue leads to resignation, causing users to abandon efforts to protect themselves or their organizations.
A new NIST study found that for many users, managing logins and passwords has become too burdensome to do well. Some users… Continue reading
In last year’s “Passwords are Overloaded, Not Dead” I voiced skepticism that security’s oldest construct would be replaced anytime soon. But many in the industry continue working to replace passwords, and while their marketing slogans may… Continue reading
In a very interesting article on New Tools for Modern Identity, Mark Diodati addresses new challenges with user authentication. He argues that adaptive authentication, and mobile biometric authentication are here to stay. I agree and encourage folks to… Continue reading