What is the future of passwords? Lets take a look in more depth.
The most popular password in 2018 was “123456,” the winner for the six years running
Authentication is the foundation of digital identity. Passwords were targeted in nearly 45% of cyberattacks and breaches in 2017, the second-highest data type after email addresses. Large databases of passwords are a liability for companies and represent a major prize for attackers and encourages data breaches.
Other methods for checking your identity are on the rise. Here’s some of the front runners.
Biometrics are gaining rapid adoption as one of those few developments that can enhance security while also improving the user experience. However, like any exciting new tech, there is plenty of hype and oversimplification about just what security benefits biometrics can provide.
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