Frightening Drive towards Catastrophe

Key takeaways from Gartner IAM summit 2022

https://securityboulevard.com/2022/09/key-takeaways-from-gartner-iam-summit-2022/

I owe this Security Boulevard report to John J. McLaughlin’s “Enterprise IT News and Events newsletter” — https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/storage-security-cxo-events-technology-hr-careers-hp-dell-mclaughlin

It reads, as a key takeaway, “Passwordless MFA is a key topic that is top of mind for all organizations. No shocker here, given the increased attacks and security risks from using passwords even as a first factor. Organizations need to develop a roadmap to move toward a fully passwordless multi-factor authentication (MFA) approach balancing user experience and security.”

Frightening is that these security-destructive ‘passwordless’ solutions are not touted by a small number of non-professionals but promoted by not a few ‘security professionals’ and big IT players that dominate the global tech media.

Perplexing is that most of those people are playing a positive role in other aspects of cybersecurity.

Well, how those people could have got trapped in such a quagmire in the sphere of digital identity is analysed in this post — “Cognitive Pitfall over Password Removal” https://www.linkedin.com/posts/hitoshikokumai_passwordless-vs-mfa-whats-the-difference-activity-6958297761570058240-FW27

Website — https://www.mnemonicidentitysolutions.com/

Digital identity blogs collected at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/collection-digital-identity-comments-hitoshi-kokumai-posted-kokumai/

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Hitoshi Kokumai

Hitoshi Kokumai

Advocate of ‘Identity Assurance by Our Own Volition and Memory’, Inventor of Expanded Password System and Founder of Mnemonic Identity Solutions Limited in UK.