Attempt to Compare What Can’t be Compared
The rise of biometrics, and why is it safer than passwords
It’s really a conundrum to me how on earth it was possible for those people to decide that biometrics is safer than passwords.
Can you judge whether water is safer than your mother or vice versa? — Comparing passwords with biometrics is quite similar.
The password is deterministic while the biometrics is probabilistic. Which is safer than the other can never be decided, say, UNKNOWABLE and AGNOSTIC.
For more, please refer to “What We Know for Certain about Authentication Factors” https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-we-know-certain-authentication-factors-hitoshi-kokumai/
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