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Published on Business Insider on June 25, 2017, by Sam Shead

Israel continues to produce an impressive number of highly successful tech companies for a country with a population of just 9 million people.

Despite its rather peculiar name, Secret Double Octopus has a credible mission: to eliminate passwords from our daily lives.

The company’s app allows people to use their smartphones to authenticate that they are who they say they are. Instead of typing a password, which can be forgotten, phished, or compromised, users simply tap a push notification that’s sent to their phone when they try and access an account.

Secret Double Octopus announced it had received $6 million (£4.2 million) from investors in January and it launched a new authenticator app for businesses called “Octopus Authenticator” in March.

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