Published in The Next Web by Raz Rafaeli on September 2, 2017
The Password is Dead
For a vestige of the past, the password has managed to hold on and remain alive — even though some of the top people in computing said that it had already died over a decade ago.
That there is more than mere correlation between the ubiquity of password authentication and the high levels of hacking today is clear.
User Experience is Key
With all their drawbacks, passwords have remained popular mostly because people are used to them. User experience, it turns out, is a major driver of security for users. To replace passwords, you need not just tight security, but a positive user experience as well.