Passwords are no Longer’ a Necessary Evil

Published at BusinessCloud UK on August 3, 2018 by Amit Rahaz

The first step for cyber security no longer has to be the password, according to a key figure at Secret Double Octopus.

Amit Rahav is VP of marketing and business development at the pioneer of password-free, keyless authentication technology which allows users to gain access to systems through their mobiles.

Rahav says this is vital as passwords are no longer cutting the mustard. “Passwords have been a necessary evil that’s been taken for granted for many years,” he told BusinessCloud.

“They’re a source of grief for users, especially recently as they need changing more frequently, and are becoming longer and more complex.

“Yet we keep hearing about security breaches, about millions of passwords being stolen and companies getting the wrong kinds of headlines because one of their employees made a mistake and put out the wrong password.

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