New types of authentication take root across the enterprise
June 28, 2018 / John Powers
"If users are being asked to create and remember incredibly complex passwords, IT isn't doing its job," said Don D'Souza, a cybersecurity manager at Fannie Mae, based in Washington, D.C.
IT professionals today are turning to two-factor authentication, relying on biometric and cryptographic methods to supplement passwords. The FIDO Alliance, a user authentication trade association, pushes for two-factor authentication that entirely excludes passwords in their current form.