2023 Will Be the Year for Passwordless Authentication

GettyImages-1366362135Easy-to-remember passwords are easy to crack. Strong passwords are hard to remember,
leading to password reuse and the risk of password compromise that causes multiple account takeovers. Passwords are risky business.

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a way to combat the inherent weaknesses of passwords. Yet MFA is also susceptible to compromise. Passwordless authentication based on the FIDO standards and public key encryption is the new archetype for authentication, and is phishing- and compromise-resistant. 

Read my blog "Why 2023 is the year of passwordless authentication" to learn more, and to understand why I think 2023 will be the year of passwordless authentication.

Topics: Cybersecurity