Passwords are no longer the answer
Large scale data breaches and credential theft put user accounts at risk for account takeover.
stolen credentials reported in 2017
of data breaches from weak/stolen passwords
the most commonly used password along with the word password.
The hidden time and cost of passwords
The average user struggles to manage passwords for a dozen or more accounts.
per person, each year, spent on password resets
of helpdesk calls are for password resets
the average estimated cost of a password reset
support cost is password resets
“Passwordless login represents a massive shift in how billions of users, both business and consumer, will securely log in to their Windows 10 devices and authenticate to Azure Active Directory-based applications and services.”
How does passwordless work?
Passwordless authentication is made possible by the new FIDO2 open authentication standard co-authored by Yubico and Microsoft, along with members of the FIDO Alliance.
Single factor (passwordless):
authenticator + touch/tap
Replaces weak passwords with a hardware authenticator for strong single factor authentication.
authenticator + touch/tap + PIN
Multi-factor with combination of a hardware authenticator with user touch and a PIN, to solve high assurance requirements such as financial transactions, or submitting a prescription.
Begin the journey to passwordless in the enterprise. View our Go Passwordless on-demand webinar.
Log in with just a touch
The YubiKey leverages the power of the FIDO2 open authentication standard to enable strong passwordless (single factor) login.
Defend against account takeovers
No more passwords means remote attackers can’t phish user credentials, or use other modes of attack. Only the physical possession of the device is required for access.
Easy integration for developers
Developers can easily integrate passwordless login flows to web and mobile apps and services.
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