A Guide to Improving Security by Eliminating Passwords


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Weak or stolen passwords are the primary cause of breaches, so Google and Microsoft are among those with major multifactor authentication initiatives based on the new FIDO 2.0 standard to eliminate them. Microsoft in fact has declared that the end of passwords is almost upon us. Now is the time to start planning your clients’ password exit strategy.

Takeaways for Your Business

In this report you’ll learn:

  • The latest developments in biometric and multifactor authentication
  • How to help your customers improve the security posture of their mobile employees by getting rid of passwords
  • How both Google and Microsoft are using MFA based on the FIDO standard to solve the password issue

About the Author

Jeffrey Schwartz has covered the IT industry for nearly three decades, most recently as editor-in-chief of Redmond magazine and executive editor of Redmond Channel Partner. Prior to that, he held various editing and writing roles at Communications Week, Internet Week and VARBusiness (now CRN) magazines, among other publications. He is an editor-at-large for Channel Futures and Channel Partners.

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