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Passwordless Authentication: What It Is and How It Works

Feb 01, 2023

Over the years, a number of password alternatives have been developed. We've seen Common Access Cards (CAC), smartcards, and biometrics-just to name a few. However, passwords continue to be used as a backup for these methods. As long as a password is used, you remain vulnerable to password-based threats like phishing attacks, SIM swaps, and more. That's why the move to passwordless authentication continues to grow in popularity. Download this guide to learn:

  • How passwordless authentication replaces traditional MFA's weak factors with significantly stronger ones
  • Why the user experience of passwordless authentication is improved by removing friction from the login process
  • Clarity on what password authentication is, how it works, and what to look for in a passwordless solution