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Google To Eliminate Passwords For Android Apps
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RyanSepe
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RyanSepe,
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5/25/2016 | 8:59:49 AM
Step in the right direction
This is defnitely a step forward in terms of security best practices considering how weak of a safeguard passwords are. The success of this however may be determined by the false rejection rate of the biometrics.
jastroff
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5/25/2016 | 10:09:16 AM
Re: Step in the right direction
Interesting. Can this be the end of password-keepers such as Dashlane? If so, they had a very short life.
Dr.T
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5/25/2016 | 2:13:27 PM
Project Abacus
I hope this would work but there are ten million different ways this could go wrong and not work for the regular users. Current location? Speed? These are big variables.
Dr.T
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5/25/2016 | 2:14:58 PM
Re: Step in the right direction
" ... false rejection rate ..."

I agree. This may be the main reasons users would get frustrated and give up.
Dr.T
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5/25/2016 | 2:17:15 PM
Re: Step in the right direction
"... end of password-keepers ..."

I hope so. There should have not been a start of password-keepers, they a big potential risk for the end users.
Dr.T
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5/25/2016 | 2:20:01 PM
a cumulative Trust Score
 

" ... a cumulative Trust Score derived from usage patterns calculated on the user's current location, facial recognition, speed, voice, and typing style ..."

I wonders if there is any weighting on these, facial high, location is low for example.

 
Dr.T
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5/25/2016 | 2:22:47 PM
Thanks to Google's research
Just one note; the only company that can resolve password issue is Google. They have enough knowledge base to identify a workable solution for this username-password pair problem.


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