For decades, passwords have been the most ubiquitous form of authentication for accessing accounts and unlocking devices. The reuse of the same password by users across multiple systems and other weak authentication practices, however, are leading causes of security breaches. So as authentication and security technologies advance, enterprises operating in today’s digital world are seeking to replace passwords to strengthen and streamline the security of their operations.
Most experts agree that passwordless authentication is the next step in digital innovation. Additionally, touchless and frictionless solutions ranked among the top ten Security Megatrend predictions for 2021.