Digital authentication should be convenient. No doubt. We should be able to enjoy our interconnected digital world without wasting our time with complicated authentication steps (passwords, passcodes, security questions…) It sounds obvious, but existing solutions seem to forget this common desire. They seem to believe that the more complicated, the more secure.
You might not think about your passwords all the time, how strong they are. And probably, you haven’t experienced any hacking before, so you feel secure. But you are certainly at risk when relying only on passwords to access your digital accounts. Continue reading →
Passwords, PINs, mother’s maiden name, pets’ names, and your first car. What do all of these things have in common? They give us the feeling that we are protecting our online identities. Notice that I wrote feeling, because things that can be linked to us can be used against us. Continue reading →