Passwords - a thing of the past?

Tore Stensaker Tefre

Lightning talk

Why are we still forcing users to go through the dreaded password flow? Passwords are still widely used, even though they often lead to bad user experiences and poor security. Surely, there must be a better way in 2024?

Passwords has been the de-facto authorization mechanism since before the cracking of the Forty Thieves, but nowadays there are several alternatives that could help keeping your hideout safe from Ali Babas hacking skills.

In this lightning talk, we will take a quick look on passwords and possible alternatives, hopefully giving you a better idea on how you can enhance both security and user experiences in your solutions.