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Say Goodbye To Windows Hello

What is Windows Hello? Windows Hello, according to Microsoft, is a more personal way to authenticate your computer using either your face, fingerprint, or iris. The technology is equipped with the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, and some PCs. For example, you will hold your head still in front of your computer’s camera and it […]

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Will Biometrics Ever Replace Passwords?

In the most recent years, biometrics have been creating an enormous buzz in regards to replacing passwords. Maybe it is due to the fact that no longer entering a password into a computer sounds enticing, or possibly the thought of having cutting edge technology that we see on TV seems intriguing. We can’t deny that […]

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Passwords Aren’t The Problem – We Are!

For the past few years, certain IT and security professionals have associated passwords as being negative due to recent data breaches. They recommend using biometrics, smart card readers, and other similar technology.┬áThe first password was used back in 1961 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Passwords have been around for over fifty years! These […]

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Why Biometrics Will Not Replace Passwords

Biometric authentication has a lot of appeal; the idea of not having to remember passwords or PIN numbers and not having to use a physical key fob or smart token sounds great. However, everyone seems to overlook a major problem with biometrics. Suppose you have a network system with a large user base. Your large […]

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