Will Remembering Passwords Will Be Over Soon?


Technology is changing faster than the latest fashion styles for men, few years back you were elated to own a feature handset, today you a smartphone has become order of the day, and few years ahead you will find you will not need to carry charger along with you everywhere. Yes, like mens new fashion trends, the technology is also changing colors pretty faster, mobile companies are racing with each other to offer you solutions where you need not memorize the passwords for everything right from bank accounts to emails, to social media to bill payments.

The alternatives to memorizing passwords are now being widely used right from fingerprints, retina matching to the facial recognition. These newer techniques are being implemented in new areas for east yet secured way to communicate socially across the channels.

300x187-1

 

The use of geolocation identification, NFC/Bluetooth transmissions, or other app-based authentication, smartphones and smart devices will now can act as a set of virtual house keys that will grant you the access to all of your protected digital assets.

300x187-2

 

The order of the authentication methods will definitely depend on the risk level presented to work – risk levels will be determined on a per-application and per-authorization level. Let’s say if there is less risk, a simplified authentication method will work else for a higher level of risk, more authentication levels come in to play.

300x187-3

 

The new trend is to identify a user using a particular geographical area, precisely using geolocation or inside the boundaries of a defined trusted area using RFID. One-time passwords (OTP) has already gained popularity, this authentication method just requires you to log in using a unique, one-time password, though a text message that is sent to your registered mobile number. Many social media sites have already started the step by the way of two way authentication process.

300x187-4

 

The new trend is to identify a user using a particular geographical area, precisely using geolocation or inside the boundaries of a defined trusted area using RFID. One-time passwords (OTP) has already gained popularity, this authentication method just requires you to log in using a unique, one-time password, though a text message that is sent to your registered mobile number. Many social media sites have already started the step by the way of two way authentication process.

300x187-5