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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 15 March 2015 - 05:52 PM

Windows 10 will let you say goodbye to passwords forever
 
Summary:Microsoft adding password-free sign-on via Windows 10 to Azure Active Directory, cloud apps, and more.
 
By Steve Ranger | February 17, 2015 -- 11:28 GMT (11:28 GMT)
 
Microsoft is adding support for the Fast Identity Online (Fido) standard to Windows 10 to enable password-free sign-on for a number of applications. PC users' reliance on weak passwords that are easily cracked (and yet somehow still easy to forget, leaving the IT department with the tedious and time-consuming chore of managing them) coupled with regular password leaks by consumer apps mean moving to fingerprint or other biometric authentication methods could make signing in easier for users and make systems more secure as well.