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Google is betting big on sound authentication: Should you?

Passwords have always been the weakest link in network security, so security experts are working rapidly to shape a brave new password-free world. Big technology companies and consortiums are working to eliminate passwords from today’s security equation and to replace them with browser authentication, SIM card authentication and other identity management tools. Initiatives like Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) and GSMA’s Mobile Connect demonstrate ways tech companies are taking authentication beyond the password.