What is passwordless?
Passwordless is a new and modern user authentication method, which allows logging on to computers, systems, and cloud services. It replaces traditional authentication methods like passwords with a physical security key or mobile device.
It's not a secret that the majority of security incidents can be linked to lost or stolen passwords. This is where passwordless solutions can help.
The security level can be increased significantly when replacing passwords with passwordless authentication. In addition to increased security levels, the user experience is improved as users don’t need to remember passwords.
Comparing with password authentication, passwordless does not involve sending a “secret” over the network, that is why it is so secure. In this way, you cannot steal it and authenticate from another computer if you don’t have a security key or mobile device with you.
Passwordless project implementation consists of the following phases: