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With Password Logins Proving Inefficient, What Trajectory Is Identity Management and User Account Security on in 2017?

With Password Logins Proving Inefficient, What Trajectory Is Identity Management and User Account Security on in 2017?

We’ve had the humble password as a tool to login into our personal accounts on different services for the best part of twenty years and similar to a safe, it is a security measure that makes sure only the creator of the account login (assuming the password isn’t made known to someone else) can access his/her internet account. This did work and was adopted by most industry players into their security infrastructure, evolving the password process by adding tools such as the password strength checker and enforcing rules such as a defined minimum password length and use of other sign character such as “#” or “@”.

Outside of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter and Email providers, companies have also since incorporated the password login into their employee database and other online employee resources as well. Accounts were opened for each employee with the IT manager handing out unique passwords. This has been the look of the identity management landscape for the most part of the past two decades and it really hasn’t changed much. Enter 2014.

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