A Guide to Authentication Methods (Infographic)

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Stolen passwords and weak passwords are responsible for over 80% of security breaches in 2018, and in 2019 over 150,000 security incidents and nearly 4,000 confirmed data breaches were caused due to weak or stolen passwords. Passwords are some of the weakest forms of authentication, and when user authentication is not secure, cybercriminals have easy access to take whatever information they want. 

 

Creating the perfect authentication method does not include just security, but also user convenience. Passwords and security questions are a very weak form of authentication as it leans on ‘shared secret’ between a service provider and a

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