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How To Make Passwords Obsolete

Why do we still rely on the human-memorized password for authentication? Here are seven alternatives worth considering.
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Trusted Environment Authentication

The ability to be identified within a particular geographical area using geolocation or inside the boundaries of a defined trusted area using RFID could one day be used for authentication of all types. This approach combines the 'something you have' possession factor of a smartphone with a 'somewhere you are' factor, which may be sufficient for many authentication scenarios.

(Image: OpenClips via Pixabay)

Trusted Environment Authentication

The ability to be identified within a particular geographical area using geolocation or inside the boundaries of a defined trusted area using RFID could one day be used for authentication of all types. This approach combines the "something you have" possession factor of a smartphone with a "somewhere you are" factor, which may be sufficient for many authentication scenarios.

(Image: OpenClips via Pixabay)

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