Why is a password-free future required?

Dear Readers,

Passwords have become an integral component of our everyday lives in the digital era. Passwords are used for everything, from accessing email accounts to bank accounts. Passwords, on the other hand, are not without problems that make them less than ideal for securing our digital identities. As a result, many experts believe that a future without passwords is essential. This blog post will go through some of the reasons why a password-free future is necessary.

Hackers may easily crack passwords.

Passwords can be stolen, cracked, or simply guessed. Many people use simple passwords that fraudsters may easily decipher, including “123456” or “password,” which are often used. Even if you select a strong password, if it is obtained as a consequence of a data breach or phishing effort, it may be used to access your accounts.

Passwords are tough to remember.

As we use more and more online services, we have an increasing number of passwords to remember. Because remembering them all might be difficult, users may repeat passwords or write them down, jeopardising their security.

It takes time to generate a password.

Entering a password might take a while, especially if you have to do so frequently. This might make you angry and reduce your productivity.

Password-free environments offer higher levels of security.

In a world without passwords, more secure forms of authentication, including biometrics, multi-factor authentication, or digital certificates, would take the place of passwords. These methods provide more safety for our digital identities than passwords since they are far more difficult to steal.

A password-free future is more practicable.

Checking in to online services and accessing our digital identities would be much easier if passwords were not necessary. As a consequence, we were able to access our online accounts and services more quickly and conveniently.

Payment-app developers who need to fast-track the integration of ID TECH card readers into their POS (or other) systems can make headway quickly by taking advantage of ID TECH’s Universal SDK. The SDK provides libraries (and a common API) for manipulating all of ID TECH’s current-production card readers, including chip-card (EMV), magstripe (MSR), and contactless readers, in a number of languages (such as C# for Windows, Java for Android, Swift for iOS, and C for Linux).

About Ambimat Electronics:

With design experience of close to 4 decades of excellence, world-class talent, and innovative breakthroughs, Ambimat Electronics is a single-stop solution enabler to Leading PSUs, private sector companies, and start-ups to deliver design capabilities and develop manufacturing capabilities in various industries and markets. AmbiIoT design services have helped develop SmartwatchesSmart homesMedicalsRobotics, RetailPubs and brewerySecurity 

Ambimat Electronics has come a long way to become one of India’s leading IoT(Internet of things) product designers and manufacturers today. We present below some of our solutions that can be implemented and parameterized according to specific business needs. AmbiPay, AmbiPower, AmbiCon, AmbiSecure, AmbiSense, AmbiAutomation.

To know more about us or what Ambimat does, we invite you to follow us on LinkedIn or visit our website.

Why does the security of passwords still matter in 2022?
Why is cyber resilience important for ID document issuance?