Say Goodbye: Passwords Will Be Largely Extinct in 5 Years

Passwordless adaptive authentication in organizations


Right next to Egyptian mummies and dinosaur bones, passwords may soon be spotted only in museums as dusty relics of the past. Okay, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration – but our latest survey shows that top IT leaders are putting passwords and two-factor authentication in their rearview mirror.

The State of Cybersecurity Survey

Cybersecurity and Adaptive Authentication
Damon Tepe

The State of Cybersecurity Survey

Ever notice something about surveys? While there are plenty out there about the threats rising on the IT landscape, there isn't always useful information about the controls and techniques leaders are using to stop them. And that's what we really want to know, right? Finding out where other organizations are struggling and where they're succeeding, and how they're approaching attacks, can provide a roadmap to strengthening your own security program.

IDC Link: The Era of the Password Has Passed

The need to strengthen enterprise authentication is almost universally acknowledged. Security professionals are quick to look at two-factor and multi-factor solutions to accomplish the goal; clearly, the addition of second and third factors addresses the need. However, there is a failure in the process to consider the value of the first factor in such solutions, the value of the password. In this Link, IDC examines the value of the password and its limited value in the future of enterprise network security.

Passwordless Authentication: Making the Dream a Reality

Keith Graham


Have you ever tried to get some critical work done, only to be challenged by the system to change your password? Have you ever been locked out because you can’t remember which of your passwords goes with which application? Have you ever succumbed to the temptation to write your passwords down, security policies be damned? And has ‘forgot my password’ become part of the login process for less frequently accessed sites and applications?

Information Age: Organisations Are Ready to Phase Out Passwords. Are You?

Organisations are ready to phase out passwords. Are you?

What are the main hindrances stopping the adoption of authentication strategies, and will passwords be around for much longer?

Single-factor, password-based authentication – and even many traditional two-factor approaches – are no longer enough to secure today’s increasingly digital world.