News 347: Cybersecurity & Identity Trends, Unlocked

published 1 week ago

Everyone agrees that the current state of online authentication is a mess. Passwords are complicated, hard to remember, and often easy to hack. Leo Laporte leads a panel of security experts discussing the future of authentication. What comes after passwords, and can we even get rid of them? How important is multi-factor authentication, and what are some of the risks? How can advances in biometrics help with authentication? In a post-quantum supremacy world, is encryption still safe? How can a new authentication system called SQRL help solve this mess? Host: Leo Laporte Co-Hosts: William "Ches" Cheswick, Gerald Beuchelt, and Steve Gibson Guest: John Bennett Download or subscribe to this show at . Sponsor: LastPass.com/twit

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